Charcoal Suppliers in Namibia

Charcoal Suppliers in Namibia

What is Charcoal?

Charcoal is a lightweight black carbon residue produced by strongly heating wood in minimal oxygen to remove all water and volatile constituents.

Charcoal Suppliers in Namibia

King Charcoal in partnership with CMO manages an FSC group scheme for charcoal producers in Namibia. At King Charcoal we only produce FSC charcoal.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who produces charcoal in Namibia?

Jumbo Charcoal (PTY) Ltd (Jumbo) is a charcoal packaging and export company located in central Namibia. Jumbo was established in Okahandja in 1989 and has since become the largest exporter of barbecue charcoal from Namibia to the Mediterranean, Central Europe and the United Kingdom.

What is Namibian charcoal?

Namibian Retort Charcoal is made from Acacia-family encroachment bush. These wild bush species thrive in the hot and arid conditions of northern Namibia, making their wood especially dense, hard and dry – ideal for slow-burning charcoal.

How is charcoal made in Namibia?

To produce charcoal, Gideon’s crew harvest and cut the bushes to burn them in kilns for hours and turn them into charcoal. Charcoal producing contributes to clearing the bush.

How much is charcoal per ton in Namibia?

The selling price for unsorted bulk charcoal is N$1 600 per ton. After sorting and packing, the charcoal is sold for N$ 3000 per ton on average. Charcoal briquettes sell for N$4 200 per ton on average. 1.1.

How much is 50L in kg charcoal?

around 7.5kg

This charcoal is sold NOT by weight but by volume in 50L bags, this is because of how pure the Charcoal is (The purer the Charcoal the less dense and heavy it becomes). The weight of each 50L bag on average is around 7.5kg however the quantity is the equivalent to most competitors 12-15kg bags.

How many bags of charcoal makes a ton?

If packaged in 25 kg bags, a ton of charcoal contains 40 bags.

What is charcoal made of?

Charcoal is made from wood that has been heated in the absence of oxygen. This process drives off the water and other volatile compounds, leaving a lightweight, porous material with high carbon content. When burned, charcoal produces little to no smoke and can reach incredibly high temperatures, ideal for grilling.

What are the three uses of charcoal?

The three important uses of charcoal are :

  • It is used in making gas masks because it helps to absorb harmful gases.
  • It is a major constituent of gunpowder.
  • It is used in sugar industry to decolorise sugar.

What are the benefits of charcoal?

Here are the top 10 ways you can use this amazing substance:

  • Emergency toxin removal.
  • Full body anti-aging.
  • Cleaner drinking water.
  • Helping with a hangover.
  • Whitens your teeth.
  • Helps to relieve gas and bloating.
  • Detoxing from mold.
  • Acting as a general beauty aid.

What are the benefits of drinking charcoal water?

Activated charcoal is thought to offer several other benefits, including less gas and flatulence, lower cholesterol levels, and improved kidney function. Some people claim that it helps whiten your teeth, filters water, and even cures hangovers.8