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Premium Tosa Binchotan Japanese White Charcoal for Konro Grill - 4KG Pack

by Tosa
Original price $129.00 - Original price $129.00
Original price
$129.00 - $129.00
Current price $129.00

Premium Tosa Binchotan: 4KG Pack - Made in Japan

Tosa Binchotan from Kochi is known for its dense makeup and clean burn. Top chefs choose it for the reliable, high heat it delivers, perfect for grilling. Among our loyal customers are grill restaurants who order regularly, and individuals purchasing for cooking shows.

  • The standard grade: small cuts.
  • The premium grade: quarter or speical cuts.

Traditionalists always insist that only binchotan produced in the following regions of Japan can truly be called binchotan:

The difference in results can be significant. Always ask where your binchotan was produced if it is not stated.

What is Tosa Binchotan?

Tosa binchotan is a type of Japanese charcoal that is known for its high quality. It is made from Ubame oak trees, which are grown in the Tosa region of Japan. Tosa binchotan is hard and dense, and it produces a metallic sound when struck. This makes it a superior choice for grilling, as it burns evenly and for a long time.

In Japan, there are three major sources of premium binchotan white charcoal. They are Kishu binchotan (Wakayama), Tosa binchotan (Kochi) and Hyuga binchotan (Miyazaki). Tosa binchotan is rated as one of the top three quality products.

Binchotan: Important Details & Precautions

  • The size and weight of Binchotan varies. The pieces are formed naturally. We will not break the item manually. "2KG pack" refers to the weight of an entire package and has at least 2KG of charcoal. All orders will be packed with care. 
  • We are unable to ship charcoal products to New Zealand.
  • We do not accept returns or exchanges of charcoal products. 
  • Be sure to read the entire user guide before using the product. It must be used outdoors. Keep it out of the reach of children.


Taiki Charcoal Extinguishing Pot for Konro Grill / Hibachi Grill

What Made Okunoto Konro Grills / Hibachi Grills So Special?
  • Okunoto konro grills are frequently seen in cooking competitions. Popular in Japanese barbeque restaurants.
  • Uses diatom mud from the Noto Peninsula in Ishikawa Prefecture.
  • Diatom mud is an excellent heat insulator. Walls of the grill are over 5cm thick.
  • When used with binchotan, the heat is high, consistent, and concentrated. Provides an exceptional barbeque experience.
  • Suitable for grilling wagyu, yakitori, fish, vegetables, and various barbeque recipes.

Shipping with Care

  • Origin: All products shipped from our Sydney shop.
  • Speed: Dispatched within 1-2 working days
  • Carrier: Australia Post or Express Post available at checkout.
  • Packing Care: Fragile items packed securely. Learn how we ensure your items' safety. Shipping damage covered for all orders.
  • Free Shipping: Enjoy free shipping on all orders over $99!
  • Note: We are unable to ship this item to New Zealand due to its fragility.

Use and Maintenance

  • Avoid carbon monoxide poisoning. Always grill outdoors in well-ventilated areas. 
  • Take proper care to extinguish the fire. Do not use water. If water is absorbed, diatom mud becomes brittle. It will also lose its durability.
  • When cleaning the grill, do not use water. Instead, gently remove the ash and food residue.

Please be sure to read the entire instruction manual before the first use. The product comes with a QR Code for our online user guide in English.

User Guide, Recipes, and Review
  • User Guide: Learn how to use our product with our comprehensive guide.
  • Recipes: Get creative with our mouthwatering recipes.
  • Product Review: See what makes our product stand out.
  • Customer Reviews: 100% genuine feedback, reflecting real user experiences.

DISCLAIMER: Charcoal is a natural product that demands careful handling both during use and storage. It is especially crucial to be cautious while lighting it, as sparks may fly. Keep the product away from children.

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Customer Reviews

Based on 52 reviews
Antoni Davis
Konro mesh grilling

Good range, easy to order fast delivery

Andy Devine
Okunoto Japanese Konro Grill

The Okunoto Japanese Konro Grill is fantastic. Easy to use with great results. The additional gift of the binchotan charcoal was a real bonus - thank you!

Yasmine kelly
Great communication

I recently purchased the Okunoto Japanese Konro Grill - Medium 54cm Starter Set (4-8 People) as a Christmas gift knowing they were out of stock and I wouldn’t receive until after Christmas which I was absolutely fine with, regardless their customer service & communication on updates was second to none & I highly recommend this product for its high quality & has been great for entertaining with friends & family. Thank you!

Victoria Clarke

This is the only charcoal to use. Long burning, high heat retention and unlike the imitators, does not turn to ash after one use. No chemical fumes and gives the food a wonderful flavour. Highly recommend.

Matthew Mason
Great service and quick delivery.

Loving the Binchotan charcoal!