FACT SHEET

  • Cowboy Charcoal has three facilities throughout the United States:
    • Brentwood, TN – Sales office
    • Albany, KY – Retort charcoal facility
    • Monitcello, KY – Wood processing plant
  • Number of employees: 65
  • Cowboy’s all natural charcoal, chip and chunk products contain no chemicals and are made from 100 percent renewable materials
  • Cowboy Charcoal was established in 1992 using a state-of-the-art environmentally compatible wood retort plant
  • Cowboy Lump Charcoal is distributed nationally
  • Cowboy Lump Charcoal uses 30 percent less charcoal per fire than standard briquets
  • Two types of wood are used in the manufacturing process:
    • Saw mill end chunks
    • Round wood
  • New product introduced in 2013: Cowboy Gold Premium Lump Charcoal
    • Lights faster because it utilizes superior raw materials – kiln-dried hardwood blocks
    • Burns hotter because it is retort cooked to a higher carbon, meaning higher heat
    • Made in USA of southern hardwoods
  • In addition to charcoal, Cowboy sells wood chips and chunks for smoking:
    • Hickory (chips and chunks)
    • Mesquite (chips and chunks)
    • Apple (chips)
    • Cherry (chips)
    • Pecan (chips) – new!
  • Cowboy distributes All Natural Hardwood Briquets under the Stubb’s® brand*
    • All Natural with 95% hardwood charcoal fines combined with a vegetable starch binder
    • Provides wood flavor in an even-burning briquet