Originally Posted by ZenSilk
Maybe the coal is stuck together with something like gelatin or corn starch? Or arrowroot (to stay natural..) ?
your probably right. the coals aren't actually pieces of wood, but ground wood( we're assuming) that is held together by a bonding agent of some kind and pressed into the stick form. I've stated before that it would be nice to have a "contents" list for exoticas. This just increases my curiosity.