Smoking wood chips

Borniak - Wooden Chips
for Smokers

Wood chips resemble spices in that their suitability varies depending on the tree species they originate from—certain types are better for fish, others for pork, and yet others for poultry. The smoke emanating from these smoldering chips infuses the food, imparting a distinct color and aroma characteristic of the wood utilized.

The real enjoyment comes from experimenting with different chip blends to craft unique recipes.

However, it’s crucial to ensure the wood chips you use are completely natural, devoid of any chemical additives, dust, or impurities. Borniak wood chips stand out for their cleanliness and dust-free quality, producing a pure, smoke-free experience.

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Beech smoking chips

Beechwood chips give dishes a golden-brown color and a delicate, light smoky flavor. They are versatile, work great for smoking fish, pork, as well as cheeses. Their subtle aroma does not overpower the natural taste of smoked products.

Alder smoking chips

Alder smoking chips are distinguished by a light brown hue and a mild, slightly sweet aroma. They are perfect for any dish, especially for smoking salmon and other types of fish. They add a distinctive delicate flavor dishes freshness.

Oak smoking chips

Oak chips are a classic among smoking enthusiasts. They give meats a deep, rich flavor with a hint of bitterness and a beautiful, dark color. They are excellent for smoking red meats, game, and beef, adding a noble character to them.

Birch smoking chips

Birch chips are valued for their delicate and fresh aroma with a hint of sweetness. They are perfect for smoking poultry and fish, especially trout. Their mild flavor accentuates the natural taste qualities of smoked dishes.

Maple smoking chips

Maple chips are characterized by a sweet, delicate flavor with a hint of caramel. They are excellent for smoking pork, especially ham and bacon, adding depth of flavor and a beautiful, golden-brown appearance.

Hickory smoking chips

Hickory chips are renowned for their intense, strongly smoky flavor with a noticeable nutty note. They are ideal for smoking beef and pork, especially for creating classic American BBQ. They give dishes a deep, distinctive taste and dark brown color.

Apple smoking chips

Apple chips are an excellent choice for those seeking a delicate, slightly sweet, and fruity aroma. They work great for smoking poultry and pork, giving dishes a subtle, refreshing taste.

Plum smoking chips

Plum chips offer a unique, fruity flavor with a subtle sweetness. They are ideal for smoking white meats, such as chicken or duck. They not only add depth of flavor to dishes but also a beautiful, golden color.

Cherry smoking chips

Cherry smoking chips are distinguished by their unique, sweet-sour aroma. They pair excellently with pork and poultry, giving dishes an extraordinary taste and an appetizing, golden-brown color.

Nature's Secret in Perfect Smoking Chips

Borniak smoking chips, certified by HACCP, guarantee the highest quality during aromatic and flavorful smoking. A carefully thought-out production process ensures that our chips are dried to a moisture content not exceeding 13%. Thanks to a precise technological process, the chips are also thoroughly dedusted, ensuring that only those elements crucial for smokehouse smoke are released during the combustion process.

What are Smoking Chips?

The process of preparing meats and sausages on your own requires the use of the appropriate fuel material. Anyone who has had the chance to smoke anything can attest to how important this choice is. The smoking chips we offer are nothing other than crushed wood. Small pieces, typically ranging in size from 2 to 4 millimeters, are perfectly suited for a home smokehouse. Smoking chips are produced from carefully selected wood. Each type provides slightly different effects, making it worthwhile to delve into our descriptions to tailor the product to your needs.

What is the Consumption of Chips in a Smokehouse?

A smoke generator with a capacity of 2 liters allows for continuous smoke production for up to 8 hours, eliminating the need for frequent refilling. Thanks to the automated combustion process, you gain valuable time that you can spend on relaxation and rest.

Package Capacity

Approximate Smoking Time

2 L

8 hours

10 L

40 hours

50 L

200 hours

What to Choose? A Guide to Flavors:

Smoking wood chipsPorkBeefFishPoultrySeafoodCheeseHamVegetables

Frequently Asked Questions

We hope to inform you as best as possible about the (im)possibilities of our smoker ovens. Do you have pressing questions that are not listed here? Please contact us!

Most classic smokers still work with charcoal and briskets to provide a less constant release of smoke. The inside of the smokers are also often made of plastic. And that makes a big difference compared to the Borniak smokers. The Borniak smokers are well insulated, so you can also smoke at -5 or -10 degrees Celsius. On the other hand, the Borniak smoker retains more and better heat because of the stainless steel interior. Let’s be honest, because of these great advantages we may be more expensive to purchase, but you will have a quality oven at home. Over the past 10 years, Borniak has mainly focused on the quality and further development of the oven and we are happy to continue this!

Of course! The great thing about a smoke machine is that you don’t have to be a star chef to use a smoker. Every hobby chef can use the standard smoker, but for the professional chef we recommend the larger models!

If you want to get started with your new smoker, you need smoke moth! You can’t actually smoke without a smoke moth. The effect of the smoke moth is therefore great. Here you can give your dish a unique or personal touch with the different flavors. This way you can experiment yourself with our recipes and different wood or fruit chips. 

We have five types of fruit chips and four types of wood chips. Did you know that you will receive a standard smoke moth from us as a gift when you purchase a smoker? This way you can start smoking right away! news.  

After the smoker has been delivered to your home, you can place it in the desired location, for example in the outdoor kitchen. To get started with your new acquisition, you need at least one power point. The power cord of the Borniak smoker is approximately 150 cm long, so you may need an extension cord to get the smoker in the right place. Once the oven is ready, you can start smoking! Then follow the next steps;

  • When you have chosen a tasty dish, fill the smoke generator with the desired type of smoke moth/flavor.
  • You place the meat, fish, poultry, snack, vegetables or fruit in the smoker.
  • You then set the smoker to the desired temperature via the digital control panel. Good to know; We also have smokers with a timer, where you can set the time for smoking, heating your meal(s) and even the ventilation of the smoker. 
  • When the time has expired you can remove your dish from the smoker; enjoy your meal!