Lights faster and burns hotter compared to standard charcoal briquettes A single pile of charcoal can be re-used multiple times Produces less ash for easier clean up Contains no additives or filler materials Mali has been selling quality charcoal and grilling woods for over 80 years. This 20 pound bag of natural lump charcoal burns faster, hotter, longer and produces less ash compared to standard charcoal briquettes. Made from 100 percent natural hardwood, Mali gourmet charcoal contains no chemical additives or binders, making it safe for ceramic kamado grills. A single pile can also be reused multiple times when cooking at low and slow temperatures. For best results, this charcoal should be lit with a chimney starter or an electric charcoal lighter.