One of the fundamental requirements for venturing into the charcoal industry is to ensure that you have a viable market for your products. Presently, the markets are under pressure due to the weakening Rand. Notwithstanding, it is the expectation that the industry will diversify and develop new markets in:

  • Barbeque Charcoal - RSA
  • Retort Charcoal and
  • White Charcoal


A Kiln expert will be in Namibia from 20 September - 13 October 2016. The expert is expected to produce a comprehensive Report on Kiln use by 15 December 2016. The NCA therefore recommends that all interested parties should wait for the release of the said Report.

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