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Posted on 31. Mar, 2010 by funlayo.
Although the clinical data often referred to by the cosmetic companies that market shea butter are hard to locate, recent scientific studies support its alleged therapeutic value in treatment of certain skin disorders.
Posted on 26. Mar, 2010 by funlayo.
Shea butter is used as an edible in ingredient in Europe and Asia for ice cream, chocolates, pastries and other confections.
Posted on 24. Mar, 2010 by funlayo.
One of the main focal points of Global Shea 2010 in Bamako, Mali was to discuss the branding of Africa Shea and to form an alliance of the Shea butter stakeholders to better promote this brand. The goal is to bring more visibility to the use and sources of Shea butter anywhere it is used.
Posted on 22. Mar, 2010 by funlayo.
Regional demand for shea in West Africa can provide market for women producers. Djiola cooperative focuses current production to meet the needs of the local market
Posted on 11. Feb, 2010 by funlayo.
The cooperative, known as the Ideal Woman Shea Butter Producers and Pickers Association is the product of a poverty eradication initiative for rural women in Northern Ghana. The initiative is backed by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Japanese government under the Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD). TICAD is a global framework for collaboration between Asia and Africa to promote economic development in Africa.
Posted on 11. Jan, 2010 by funlayo.
Sustainable shea butter production in Africa through strategic partnerships between producers in Africa and US based buyer and marketing company
Posted on 02. Nov, 2009 by funlayo.
The Society of Cosmetic Chemists California Chapter Suppliers’ Day 2009 is a bi-annual West Coast Show. The 2-day event from October 22-23, 2009 is a networking platform for meeting with over 1,000 of the most innovative R&D Chemists, formulators, entrepreneurs, executives, manufacturers, retailers and distributors covering the western United States.