What is Big Green Egg 100% Natural Lump Charcoal?
When you cook on a Big Green Egg, you’ll experience full-flavor cooking over live coals that are pure, all-natural carbonized hardwood.
Does Food Cooked With Lump Charcoal Taste Better?
Your food is simply going to taste better when you cook with lump charcoal … in fact, many chefs consider Big Green Egg’s lump charcoal to be the “secret ingredient” to the fabulous flavor of food cooked on an EGG. You put a lot of effort into creating your favorite recipes and meals, so don’t stop short when it comes to selecting the best fuel for your EGG … and your food.
What is the difference between briquette charcoal and natural lump charcoal?
Pure, all-natural lump charcoal lights quickly and heats the EGG to cooking temperature in minutes – the same as most gas, pellet or briquette grills. Lump charcoal produces less ash than chemical-laden briquets, so there is minimal cleanup and charcoal that remains in the grill after a cook can be used for the next cook, delivering more performance and value in every bag.
Is Lump Charcoal Better Than Regular Briquette Charcoal?
Big Green Egg has long been committed to eco-friendly and natural products – what else would you expect from a company whose middle name is “Green”? Our lump charcoal is a renewable fuel – we do not cut forests to produce this all-natural product – and unlike briquettes, it is carefully sourced to ensure it contains no fillers, nitrates, chemicals, treated wood or petroleum products.