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ABOUT ALPHA KARITE

ALPHA KARITE is an agro-industry company producing, processing and marketing of shea nuts and shea butter. ALPHA KARITE is driven by the desire to carry out its commercial activity by participating in sustainable development. Whether it is to save energy or preserve nature, our company has a responsibility to actively participate in this process, To understand its stakes and to offer its customers eco-efficient products.

ALPHA KARITE helps to promote and support its values of solidarity, generosity and respect. Association, foundation, various actions: we are concerned to develop constructive and citizen actions with actors that advance society at the local level, National or international level thanks to a tree whose stand contributes to the preservation of natural ecosystems and preserves the environment.

In fact, the shea tree (Butyrospermum parkii) occurs naturally only in Africa, in the Sudanian and Sahelian zones north of the equator. This wild tree, present mainly in wooded savanna zone, can measure up to 20 meters in height and reach its maximum production from 50 years. Each tree produces on average 15 to 20 kg of fruit (3 to 4 kg of almonds) per year.