About Us

South Africa’s fire-product market leaders was established in 1978 and is a member of the SAFIRE CHARKA Group.

 

Charka Briketts, one of our many charcoal products, was the first SABS (South African Bureau of Standards) approved charcoal product in the country and our products have been at the heart of South Africa’s braais for more than 40 years!

 

The SAFIRE CHARKA charcoal operation is the leading charcoal manufacturer in South Africa and is F.S.C. Certified (C.o.C.).

Since 1978

SA FIRE CHARKA is located at 5 Smit Street, P O Box 346, Emkhondo (formerly Piet Retief), 2380, Republic of South Africa.

Our Managing Director is Prof Laubscher and he would welcome you contacting him on
prof@charka.co.za 

Our Marketing Manager, Louis Du Preez, can be contacted on +27 (0) 83 629 6866   or by e-mail louis@charka.co.za for all South African and International enquiries. 

Read more for our product Packaging specifications and Container configurations.

Packaging specifications and Container configuration

5 KG BAGS IN OUTER BAGS

1 Outer (Baler) Bag =5 x 5kg units
640 Balers per 40’ container = 16 metric tons

5 KG BAGS ON PALLETS

75 x 5kg bags per Pallet
42 Pallets per 40’ container = 15.75 metric tons

5 KG BAGS IN OUTER BAGS

1 Outer (Baler) bag = 4 x 5 kg units
550 Baler per 40’ container = 11 metric tons

5 KG BAGS ON PALLETS

40 x 5kg Bags per Pallet
42 Pallets per 40’ container = 8.4 metric tons

5 KG BAGS IN OUTER BAGS

1 Outer (Baler) bag = 5 x 4 kg units
800 Balers per 40’ container

Our process from Production to Delivery

Have a look at our production process from our factory to packaging our products, transportation and container packing!

Phone us

+27 (0)17 826 8400

Email us

charka@charka.co.za

Postal address

P O Box 346,

Piet Retief, 2380

South Africa

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