Author Archives: Jonathan Heslop

Rockwood Charcoal is Now Available in California and Online

After years of trying to understand the head spinning laws and penalties stemming from California’s Proposition 65 compliance, we finally hired an environmental attorney to guide us.  We just received the newly printed bags and Rockwood is now available in… Continue reading

Rockwood Adds 650 New Locations Across Northern US

You can now purchase Rockwood Charcoal at over 650 more Ace Hardware stores across the country. We’re now shipping our 20-lb. bags of premium lump charcoal throughout the Northern Plains, Upper Midwest, and Pacific Northwest US.  Find us at Ace Hardware in: Idaho… Continue reading

Rockwood Charcoal is Martha Stewart’s Test Kitchen Pick

We’re honored to the favorite charcoal of Martha Stewart’s Test Kitchen!  We received a nice email from them in early 2017 asking for a sample, and honestly thought it was going to be for some advertising proposal that we could… Continue reading

The Saint Louis Charcoal Company Adds More Flavor: Rockwood Smoking Woods

The Saint Louis Charcoal Company is proud to announce that its signature brand, Rockwood, will now have a new line of smoking woods! Just like Rockwood Lump Charcoal, Rockwood Smoking Woods are all-natural and made entirely from Missouri hardwoods.  Available in… Continue reading

Company owner–Jonathan Heslop–featured in the St. Louis Business Journal

Jonathan Heslop, owner of The Saint Louis Charcoal Company LLC, was featured in the “St. Louis Character” section of the June 2, 2017 edition of the St. Louis Business Journal. For Business Journal subscribers, the article is available here.  If you are not a subscriber, you must… Continue reading

Rockwood adds 1000 locations in Midwest

You can now purchase Rockwood Charcoal at over 1000 more Ace Hardware stores across the country. Just in time for summer, we’re shipping our 20-lb. bags of premium lump charcoal throughout the Midwest and South Central US. Find us at… Continue reading

Rockwood expands to New England

Finding Rockwood Charcoal just got easier for our friends in the New England area.  We’re excited to announce that we’re adding 500 stores to our list of Ace Hardware stores across nine new markets: ·         Connecticut ·         Maine ·         Massachusetts… Continue reading

Rockwood adds distributors in Minnesota & Idaho

Rockwood has recently added two new distributors: Great Western BBQ Supply in Boise, ID and Big City BBQ in Minneapolis, MN. Great Western BBQ Supply covers six states – Idaho, Montana, Utah, Wyoming, Oregon, and eastern Washington.  They already have ten stores… Continue reading

Rockwood Helps Spread Holiday Cheer Again

10,000 toys. That’s the goal of the upcoming 17th Annual Toy Drive put on by The Land of Giants Truck Club. We have a lot to be thankful for this year, and we’re glad to be able to lend a… Continue reading

Rockwood Donates to the Midtown Alley BBQ

What’s a barbecue competition without Rockwood? We’re putting our charcoal to a good cause by donating a bag of Rockwood to every team competing in the 4th Annual Midtown Alley BBQ, an event designed to raise awareness for Hunger Awareness… Continue reading