Company and Product
Kencoco makes and sells charcoal briquettes from recycled agricultural coconut waste and charcoal dust. The charcoal briquettes are a viable low cost alternative to environmentally damaging fuels such as firewood, kerosene and wood charcoal. The company produces about 20 tons of briquettes every month from coconut shells, husks and other biomass materials which are abundantly available in the coastal regions of Kenya. Kencoco’s factory is located in Kikambala, Kilifi County.

Kencoco’s charcoal briquettes are smokeless and have long burning and heating capacity and are far cheaper than
wood charcoal and fire wood. The coconut charcoal briquettes serve the community with clean energy and contribute to deforestation. The product enable households achieve significant advantages such as access to clean energy which provide long lasting heat, are odourless, smokeless and have high heat combustion capabilities. In return, use of coconut briquettes, reduce cutting down ...
Company and Product
Kencoco makes and sells charcoal briquettes from recycled agricultural coconut waste and charcoal dust. The charcoal briquettes are a viable low cost alternative to environmentally damaging fuels such as firewood, kerosene and wood charcoal. The company produces about 20 tons of briquettes every month from coconut shells, husks and other biomass materials which are abundantly available in the coastal regions of Kenya. Kencoco’s factory is located in Kikambala, Kilifi County.

Kencoco’s charcoal briquettes are smokeless and have long burning and heating capacity and are far cheaper than
wood charcoal and fire wood. The coconut charcoal briquettes serve the community with clean energy and contribute to deforestation. The product enable households achieve significant advantages such as access to clean energy which provide long lasting heat, are odourless, smokeless and have high heat combustion capabilities. In return, use of coconut briquettes, reduce cutting down of trees, improve health due to smokeless burning and offers waste management solutions by collecting and using coconut shells and husks as raw materials. Women are key player in the entire value chain from souring raw materials, to production process and retailing of the final product.
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