Maitiew White charcoal from Vietnam

Maitiew can be found in tropical countries such as Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia. A mature tree can be 5 – 10 meters height, hardwood

The tree is now growing very strong and capable of “threatening” many rare animals and plants in the Ya Bok valley area of Chu Mom Ray National Park, Kon Tum province.

According to Mr. Dao Xuan Thuy, Deputy Director of Chu Mom Ray National Park, this species has existed before, but it has grown from 2007 to present with a total area of over 500 hectares. In many places, this species has reached the coverage of over 70% of the area, where over 90% of the area.

Maitiew trees for making maitiew white charcoal

Maitiew Charcoal


Workers are carrying raw materials to the gathering yard.

Maitiew Whitte Charcoal for export

Maitiew Whitte Charcoal for export

Raw materials are properly packed into the kiln.

Coal is made from 100% natural prickly wood in accordance with Japanese technology process. For good charcoal furnace, sure, long time for high temperature cooking, fuel saving, environmentally friendly, safe for users. Viet Charcoal is committed that our prices are always cheapest on the market, BUT remain the HIGHEST quality assurance.

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Some photos about Maitiew coal.

Uses of white charcoal/binchottan:
– BBQ grill, grilled hot pot
– Barbecue for Vietnamese, Korean and Japanese restaurants.
– Maize stakes, Pavement tile, indoors
– Deodorizing, reducing harmful gases, absorbing radioactive substances …
– Deodorizer in the fridge, kitchen cabinet, restroom, bedroom …

Binchō-tan (Japanese: 備長炭), also called white charcoal or binchō-zumi, is a type of charcoal traditionally used in Japanese cooking. Its use dates to the Edo period, when, during the Genroku era, a craftsman named Bichū-ya Chōzaemon (備中屋 長左衛門) began to produce it in Tanabe, Wakayama. The typical raw material used to make binchō-tan in Japan is oak, specifically ubame oak [ja], now the official tree of Wakayama Prefecture. Wakayama continues to be a major producer of high-quality charcoal, with the town of Minabe, Wakayama, producing more binchō-tan than any other town in Japan.

White charcoal is made by pyrolising wood in a kiln at ~240°C for 120 hours, then raising the temperature to ~1000°C. Once carbonised, the material is taken out and covered in a damp mixture of earth, sand and ash.[1] Little is known about the structure of this form of charcoal.[1]

There exists a common misconception amongst restaurants and chefs when promoting the use of binchō-tan, when they mistakenly refer to oga-tan, which is a form of compressed sawdust charcoal as binchō-tan. To differentiate the aforementioned “non-pure” products, there is a movement to call binchō-tan produced in Wakayama Kishū binchō-tan (紀州備長炭), Kishū being the old name of Wakayama.

Binchō-tan is a type of lump charcoal or hardwood charcoal, taking the shape of the wood that was used to make it. Binchō-tan is harder than black charcoal, and rings with a metallic sound when struck. Wind chimes and a musical instrument, the tankin (“charcoal-xylophone”) have been made from it.

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