Henry Ford And The Invention Of Kingsford Charcoal

Photo Henry Ford With His Model T, circa 1921 (Photo By Getty Images)

Everyone associates Henry Ford with the automobile and the invention of the assembly line, but you also have the American businessman to thank for your backyard cookouts. An avid outdoorsman and early environmentalist, Henry Ford found a way to solve two problems…waste from his sawmill and cooking fuel source for camping trips…with the invention of Kingsford Charcoal.