According to a research document natural substances are taken out of the shea butter while sheabutter is refined. After that harmful chemicals are added to the butter as catalysts. These catalysts have to be removed again afterwards (re-refining). We think that this whole process is a great danger to all the healing substances of the shea butter.
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- That is why Shea WaLe Shea Butter is unrefined und 100% pure Shea Butter – for your skin to enjoy -
For our product the following is valid:
It contains no silicon, no substances for conversation, no oil derivates, no "PEG, PPG1 or -eth" substances and no synthetic scent- or colour-substances. That means it is free of all the doubtful substances that are making negative headlines nowadays.
- Nature gives us what we need -
In the Shea WaLe sheanut growing area for centuries sheabutter has been produced. Are women are experts on this field. That is a first good sign for quality sheabutter. Shea WaLe Sheabutter is produced by using traditional methods. For example the beating sheabutter is still happening by hand. Independent experts assured that hadmade shea butter is of higher quality than standard sheabutter and idustrially produced shea butter.² We can comapre it with the production of cake: Homemade in mothers kitchen can never be beaten be cake that is produced in a big industry hall. Feel the smoothness and the superior smell of handmade shea butter.
In the Shea WaLe sheanut growing area for centuries sheabutter has been produced.
Mit viel Gefühl – „hand made“
übertrumpft „machine made“
Despite of the experience and the expertise of the female shea butter producers at least one of our own management representatives supervises the production process. Only shea butter that passes the test is accepted.
- We present are on the spot and have close contacts to 350 shea butter-producing women -
Also, we are in contact with national and international research institutions. Some of them have conducted studies that are trying to find out which production methods are having what influence to the end product. The results of the research are taught to the shea butter producing women. This guarantees that with Shea WaLe products you will always have the perfect mixture between traditional know-how and up to date research knowledge.
- Shea WaLe Shea Butter: Fair Trade ist integral part of our philosophie -
It is our interest that the income and living standard of the Northern Ghanaian population is improved. Therefore our business strategy for Shea WaLe Shea Butter is structured in a way that it contributes more to poverty reduction. Seller and buyer should benefit significantly from doing business. Through the use of Shea WaLe Shea Butter you are helping to make that business strategy a success story, only for the shea butter women.
We think that a customer should be well informed on what we consider as fair trade. That is why we list our definition of fair trade in the “Fair Trade” chapter.
Attention: The slogan „Fair Trade“ can often be be linked to spongy explanations. Therefore please take care that the words fair trade are not only used as a flowery phrase but instead can be liked to a clear and meaningful definition.
(Click here to read more about the Shea WaLe Sheabutter Fair Trade approach)
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2(Shea butter Trainer and the West African Trade Hub Shea Specialist, 2007.