Our lumpwood charcoal is made from hazel coppice and other sustainably-managed and locally-sourced hardwood. We process the wood by hand and then cook it in our retort, Betty. By diverting the volatile gases (that come off the wood during firing) back into the fire box, the retort is the most environmentally-friendly way to make charcoal. Most charcoal sold in Scotland is imported, usually from unsustainable sources, so if you want to enjoy your BBQ and do your bit for the environment, then this is the charcoal for you! It's also easy to light, gets up to heat very quickly and is really consistant.