Category Archives: Announcements

Summer Contest Winner 2014

We are pleased to announce the first contest winner on our Facebook page contest:

Chad Nelson of Fergus Falls, Minnesota!

Chad won an assortment of our premium charcoal: Best of the West Mesquite Lump Charcoal, Best of the West Oak Lump Charcoal and Jim Beam Wood Chips / Best of the West Oak Lump Charcoal. Also a can of Turboflame to light it!

Almost Landed in Walmart

*** Update – Unfortunately, we didn’t get quite enough votes, but maybe we will next time…

Want to see our Jim Beam® Oak Barrel Chips & Charcoal on the shelf at Walmart? So do we!

We have submitted our new Jim Beam® Charcoal product to the Walmart “Get It On the Shelf” program, a new program for Walmart shoppers to vote on products they want to buy.

Best of the West Charcoal now at Ira Higdon!

Ira Higdon now has Best of the West 6.6 lb. 100% Mesquite Lump Charcoal and 6.6 lb. Natural Oak Lump Charcoal in their stores.

100% natural and guaranteed to provide great flavor for your grilling / barbecue experience.

Please stop by your local Ira Higdon store and pick up a bag or two….

Ira Higdon stores are located in Georgia, southeastern Alabama and Northern Florida.

Tell em Mesquite Pete sent ya!

New Stores in the South East

Seven new stores are opening soon in the South East under the following store banners:  Quality Foods, Wayfield and Little Giant.

All of these stores carry Best of the West Products.

Check out each store’s website for the date of the Grand Opening and be sure to stop in and take advantage of their great deals and also pickup some Best of the West Mesquite Lump or Natural Oak Lump Charcoal or maybe some Best of the West Wood Smoking Chips!


May is National Barbecue Month and if you haven’t used your grill in a while, now is the time to do it!

National Barbecue Month is the time to try something new!  If you always use briquets, try a lump charcoal like our Natural Oak Lump Charcoal or our award winning 100% Mesquite Lump Charcoal.

Never tried Wood Chips????  Throw a handful of Apple or Hickory on top of your briquets for great flavor.

Sam’s Clubs have Best of the West Mesquite Lump!

Sam’s Club carries Best of the West 100% Mesquite Lump Charcoal in many locations throughout the country.  In CLUBS NOW!

Sam’s stocks either our 40 lb. bag of Best of the West 100% Mesquite Lump Charcoal or our 20 lb. bag of Mesquite Lump Charcoal.

Most Sam’s Clubs carry our Mesquite Lump Charcoal year round (Except on the East Coast).

Best of the West 100% Mesquite Lump Charcoal at Safeway

We are pleased to announce that Best of the West 100% Mesquite Lump Charcoal is now available at Safeway stores in the Pacific Northwest (Oregon and Washington).

Also the Safeway stores in Denver, Colorado.

And last but not least, Randalls / Tom Thumb stores in Texas.

If you don’t find Best of the West in your favorite local store, ask the store manager to order some for you.