Venue : Kuala Sepetang, Taiping, Perak
The charcoal factory in Matang (Kuala Sepetang) is located right in the middle of a spectacular mangrove forest since 1940. Mangrove forest is an important part of the ecosystems around the world and in Malaysia there is fortunately quite some left. It all start with harvesting the mangrove trees. The trees need a certain size which is reached after 30 years. When an area is harvested, new trees are planted and that area is not touched then for 30 years.
Do you ever wonder how and what are needed to make charcoal? It is a good time for you to learn additional knowledge. The charcoal factory is owned by Mr. Chuah, who obtained a very good feedback on internet because of his ability to share his story and passion on charcoal. Every single process in a charcoal factory is manually done by human power. Charcoal production is a long process and involved lots of man power.