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Fair Trade Sheabutter

When you buy our Fair Trade Shea butter, you are enabling the Tamale and Wa women that process our Shea butter to live with dignity and invest in their families, communities and the environment.

Our quality shea butter is processed by Sekaf Cooperative Women's Group (SCWG), a women cooperative put together by Sekaf Ghana Ltd to process high quality unrefined sheabutter.

Through our adherence to Fair Trade we pay much higher prices for our Shea butter by organizing the women in the Northern Region of Ghana into cooperative society, providing these cooperative society with health care access, training in packaging, labeling and quality control services therefore a higher price for their quality processed Shea butter.

Our Fair Trade helps family farmers and the Shea butter producers gain direct access to international markets, as well as to develop the business capacity necessary to compete in the global marketplace. By helping the women with loans, training and quality control expertise, Our Fair trade principles guarantees the following:

Higher Living Standards: Higher living standards, thriving communities in the Northern Region of Ghana and a more sustainable farming practices.

A fair price: The farmers and Shea butter producers received a fair price for their product. The Fair Trade price means that farmers and producers can feed their families and that their children can go to school instead of working in the fields.

Quality products: By receiving quality control training and a fair price, Fair Trade Shea butter producers can avoid cost-cutting practices that sacrifice the quality of the Shea butter we import. The Fair Trade producers' traditional artisan processing methods result in exceptional Shea butter products we import.

Community impact: Empowered by the economic stability provided by Fair Trade, some members of Sekaf cooperative societies are sending their local kids to School for the first time. Near Tamale, in Ghana, our women producers are helping new members in raising Shea butter quality and transitioning to quality processes.

OUR ROLE IN FAIR TRADE SHEA butter

Shea butter are used by the women in Northern Ghana to generate substantial income to support their domestic needs. Sheabutterweb.com (USA) in collaboration with Sekaf Ghana Ltd has succeeded in organizing the women in the Northern Region of Ghana into cooperative societies and community based women's groups in the three regions of northern Ghana.

Our quality shea butter is processed by Sekaf Cooperative Women's Group (SCWG),a women cooperative put together by Sekaf Ghana Ltd to process high quality unrefined sheabutter.

Sekaf Group provides these cooperative societies with loans, credit facilities and quality control expertise and a higher price for their quality processed Shea butter. This initiative has in the medium term, alleviated poverty amongst the rural women and in, the long term provides employment opportunities for rural women and young people.

Our organized cooperative societies collects shea nut products. The nuts collected are pretreated to prevent and remove the possibility of surface molds and also as a precaution to microbiological contamination.

The collected nuts, even from cursory observation even appear to be of excellent quality and have been confirmed in our laboratory analysis. We store our nuts in a well-constructed and maintained traditional storage facility. The shea nut is very wet when it is picked and the drying process, bagging, packaging and storage has to be managed efficiently to ensure that the Free Fatty Acid content remains as low as possible.

Our training on attention to details in the areas of processing, packaging, labeling, quality control, warehousing and shipments has made our shea nuts and shea butter products the best in quality.

Our Quality Assurance department, apart from providing job opportunities for quality controllers, has provided avenues for increased quality products and increased production of Shea nut yields therefore .

 




Sheabutterweb.com is an African owned wholesaler of Unrefined Shea butter. Our product is hand pressed and processed by women in the Shea Butter village. Our Unrefined Shea is light in color and has an exceptionally light smokey aroma.

Fair Trade
Through our adherence to Fair Trade we organized the women in the Northern Region of Ghana into cooperative societies, providing these cooperative societies with interest free loans, credit facilities, training in packaging, labeling and quality control services therefore a higher price for their quality processed products. Learn more.

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Sheabutterweb.com guarantees your complete satisfaction with every purchase of our products. If you are not 100% pleased with your purchase, please return it within 15 days for a replacement shipment or a refund.

 

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