Charcoal Briquette Characteristics from Indonesia

The charcoal briquette market is growing around the world. Charcoal briquette is an alternative energy source with biomass as raw materials. As a matter of fact, Indonesia has become one of the top producers of charcoal briquettes. The charcoal briquette-making process is solidifying biomass, a source of carbon, into a brief and convenient form using cassava flour and water as adhesive material. Research shows that coconut shells are one of the best biomass to become raw materials for making charcoal briquettes. That is why Indonesia has started to become one of the top coconut charcoal briquette producers in the world. Indonesia can produce up to 2.8 million tons of coconut every year.

In addition, the coconut that grows in Indonesia has several characteristics when utilized as a coconut charcoal briquette. Here in Berkarindo, we notice and highlight these characteristics to make the best quality coconut shell charcoal briquettes.

Unique Characteristics of Coconut Shell Charcoal Briquettes from Indonesia

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There are a lot of regions in Indonesia that produce coconuts. But to find the perfect materials for producing high-quality charcoal briquettes, we select the raw materials from the best regions, Sumatra and Sulawesi. We have more than 7 years of experience in precisely picking the best raw materials to create International Quality Standard coconut charcoal briquettes.

  1. Charcoal Briquettes from Sumatra Coconut Shell

Coconut shell charcoal briquette from Sumatra has a superior quality because of the uniqueness of the mineral content of the soil in Sumatera.

Briquettes with raw materials from Sumatra are specified to have a lower ash content,  around 1,8 – 2,5 percent, have a grey ash color, and have around 90 minutes of burning time. 

  1. Charcoal Briquettes from Sulawesi Coconut Shell

Coconut trees from Sulawesi have grown in high temperatures for over 100 years. Also, there is a high salt water exposure in the trees that grow in Sulawesi, which is surrounded by oceans.

That is why the coconut shell charcoal briquette from Sulawesi is expected to have white or brighter ash color, odorless, and ash content of up to 2,5 percent. The burning time is slightly longer than Sumatra’s, up to 110 minutes.

With these characteristics and qualities, Berkarindo continuously innovates and expands to make more premium coconut charcoal briquettes accessible to wider international markets.

We also commit to processing charcoal briquettes with modern technology and an integrated quality control process. Henceforth, we want to ensure that our products suit any of the customer’s needs.

The Utilizations of Coconut Charcoal Briquettes

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The high-quality charcoal briquettes can be utilized for many activities. Not only is it more environmentally friendly, but it can also be beneficial for your business.

  1. Industrial Sector

In industrial sectors, coconut charcoal briquettes can be an alternative for replacing coal. Charcoal briquettes can reduce smoky emissions from the burning process, and the raw materials are renewable.

  1. Food Preparation

Many restaurants and hotels have started using coconut charcoal briquettes to prepare barbecue and grill foods. It is because charcoal briquette can enhance delicious smoky flavor and caramelization on the food exterior.

  1. Metallurgy Industry

Charcoal briquettes have become a popular alternative fuel for producing steel. Because charcoal briquettes are more cost-effective, they also provide more heat than traditional fuels.

If you need charcoal briquette for one of the purposes above or any other purposes, you can communicate your needs to Berkarindo through Whatsapp at +62 821 9000 0322 or email We can send free samples or arrange your visit to our factory to try the coconut charcoal briquettes yourself.

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