SHEA BUTTER: Our Commodities

Shea butter is a fat extracted from the nut of the African shea tree (Vitellaria paradoxa).It is ivory in color when raw and commonly dyed yellow with borututu root or palm oil. It is widely used in cosmetics as a moisturizersalve or lotion. Shea butter is edible and is used in food preparation in some African countries. Occasionally, Shea butter is mixed with other oils as a substitute for cocoa butter, although the taste is noticeably different. Nigeria is one of the major countries that produce Shea butter, as a company we source for grade A Shea butter for export market.

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