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Kingsford factory tour: How charcoal is made
Next time you are in or around Belle, MO stop in and visit the Kingsford Charcoal factory.
There are four Kingsford factories in the U.S., and the one in Belle, Mo., sometimes offers tours
The Kingsford furnaces burn 550 to 600 tons of wood a day and 200,000 tons a year
The charring process creates a manageable material to form into a briquette