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Big K Real Lumpwood Barbecue Charcoal 5kg

3.2 out of 5 (12)

6 out of 12 customers would recommend this product to a friend.


Price per kg: £1.20


Product Description

Big K®
Real Lumpwood Barbecue Charcoal.

Product Information



Big K


Keep in a cool dry place, out of reach of children!

Prepare & Use

Barbecue cooking is easy, fun and safe as long as common sense is used!
To Light!
Place several Big K charcoal lighter cubes on a bed of Big K charcoal
Heap more charcoal over and around the lighter cubes
Light the cubes with a long taper or match, wait for the flames to die down and for the charcoal to take on a greyish appearance about 20-25 mins. Start to cook.
Heap charcoal onto BBQ grate and spread out over cooking area.
Using Big K lighting fluid, squeeze approx. half a cup of fluid over the charcoal. Allow to soak for 1 min. before lighting.
Light the charcoal and wait as described above.
Cook over Heat!
Not over flames.
How Much Charcoal to Use
Normal Grilling
Cover the cooking area of your BBQ to an approximate 2" depth of Big K charcoal.
Spit Roasting
You will need more charcoal than for grilling because of extended cooking time.
It is always better to have too much than too little charcoal.
(Big K Charcoal Products do not 'go off' if kept dry)
The bigger the BBQ Grill the bigger the bag of Big K Charcoal required.
Never Use indoors.
Never Allow children near or leave a lit barbecue unattended.
Never Attempt to light using petrol, methylated spirits or other flammable liquids.
Never Try to move a lit barbecue.
Never Pour any flammable liquid, even proper barbecue lighting fuel onto a lit or warm barbecue - it can cause a dangerous flash flame.
Never Place hot ashes into a dustbin - wait until they are cold or douse with water before disposal.
Never Try to cook over flames - it burns the outside of the food without properly cooking the inside.
Safety First
Take care and enjoy your barbecue
Under no circumstances burn charcoal indoors without adequate & effective ventilation since an accumulation of fumes can be harmful

Return To Address

Big K Products,
Whittington Hill,
Stoke Ferry,
PE33 9TE.


Big K Products
Whittington Hill
Stoke Ferry
PE33 9TE

Package Type

Plastic bag

Recycling Information

Bag recyclable.

Other Information

FSC© 100% From well-managed forests Cert no. TT-COC-1015 ©1996 Forest Stewardship Council www.fsc.org


Customer Reviews

3.2 out of 5

12 customers reviewed this product Average rating 3.2

6 out of 12 customers would recommend this product to a friend.

Rating: 5 star out of 5

Great, real, Charcoal

Great Charcoal!

Rating: 1 star out of 5

low temperature charcoal

This was regrettably a very poor buy. Not only did half of the bag fail to light, but the temperature generated from the coals was very low and resulted in me having to cook meats in the oven. I would not recommend this product.

Rating: 1 star out of 5

1 of 1 found this review helpful.

stones in charcoal

The last 2 bags of this charcoal that I have bought from Ocado have had large stones in them - the last one about the size of half a brick! The bags are sold on weight so this can only be a deliberate ploy to underfill the bags.

We're sorry you're not happy with the product. The refund has been issued and your observations passed to our supplier to investigate.

Rating: 5 star out of 5

2 of 3 found this review helpful.

Best charcoal ever

just great

Rating: 5 star out of 5

1 of 2 found this review helpful.

best charcoal I've ever used.

Brilliant. Lit better than those light the bag instant jobbies. Lasted ages. Would recommend. Will be ordering some more before the week of summer goes forever!

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