KURO-Bō Activated Charcoal

Created through an ancient Japanese technique, KURO-Bō Activated Charcoal (Binchotan) is a highly porous natural filter. When placed in water, it naturally adsorbs and reduces toxins, while removing E. Coli and enriching it with beneficial minerals – turning ordinary tap water into filtered water, with a delicious and more refreshing taste.

KURO-Bō Activated Charcoal…

  • is easy to use
  • removes toxins from tap water, such as lead, aluminium, copper, iron, chlorine, mercury and manganese
  • enriches water with beneficial minerals, like magnesium and calcium
  • neutralises pH and improves the taste within 15 minutes
  • removes E. Coli in only 60 minutes (99 CFU/100ml)
  • offers a more environmentally friendly and economical alternative to plastic water filters and bottles
  • is reusable for up to three months
  • is recyclable in a number of eco-friendly, versatile ways

I recently bought a couple of KURO-Bo sticks and am really enjoying the delicious flavor of the water. They are easy to use and look good too. A great eco friendly product! Will definitely be buying more!”

Tiphaine Alston, Camps Bay, Cape Town

We’re loving using the KURO-Bo Activated Charcoal – the water it filters tastes really delicious and pure!”

Claire Ferrandi, Food Editor, Food & Home Entertaining

I love that it can be “revitalized” every 30 days, the sweet taste of aqua pure!

Ben Gibbs
KURO-Bō Lifecycle Video
Number1 Min

ACTIVATE your KURO-Bō stick by boiling it for 10 min and placing it into a ≤ 2L jug or carafe of tap water. Leave to filter for 3+ hours.

Number2 Min

REACTIVATE and reuse your KURO-Bō stick by re-boiling it for 10 min each month.

Number3 Min

RECYCLE your KURO-Bō stick after two to three months in a number of eco-friendly ways.


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