We are a soft commodity trading company with its operational office in Tamale & Tema and also present in all the Shea Nut & Butter producing communities in the Northern, Upper East & Upper West Regions of Ghana.
Type of business, essence
& team experience
To be the largest industrial supplier of raw unrefined shea butter & shea nuts from the West African sub-region.
To continually provide our partners & buyers with high quality and ethically sourced shea nuts & butter through fair trade & community women empowerment projects.
Established by a team of young & vibrant Ghanaian entrepreneurs from different cultural and educational backgrounds with a belief in fair trade, women empowerment, environmental protection, preventing child labour, and giving back to the communities in which it operates.
For us, the Shea Tree (also known Butyrospermum parkii or Vitellaria Paradoxa) does not only signify a plant, which provides us with nutritional, medicinal, and economic opportunities but one that gives us inspiration to continually protect the environment and while providing a livelihood for the myriad of women we work with and their families.
Meet the team
Aside local Ghanaian languages, speaks fluent English & Intermediate French. A member of the CIM - UK (Chartered Institute of Marketing - UK) & KNUST (Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology) Alumnus.
An avid traveller on a quest to visit all 7 continents on earth & at least travel to every single African Country. Progress made so far… 5/7 continents, 15/54 African countries and a total of 28 countries visited to date.
Kwame is a sports & adrenaline enthusiast with a passion for swimming, jet-skiing, kayaking, boxing, road trips & exploring tourism destinations within rural & urban Ghana.
She has over ten years’ working experience in Finance and Oil & Gas both internationally and locally. She worked with BNP Paribas, New York as a Hedge Fund Credit Analyst, and Merrill Lynch and CitiGroup in their Wealth Management Departments.
She later joined the National Petroleum Authority, NPA, Accra briefly as a Research Analyst. She currently works for an Oil and Gas Company.
Nana Akua is an active member of Rotary Club of Accra-Legon and volunteers her time and resources with Akropong School of the Blind.
His life-long commitment to improving lives and ability to connect with people has contributed immensely to the success of our operational base. Previously a business owner in the Shea industry, Shams comes with extensive experience with the needed operational framework and vision.
A sports junkie, Shams is fan of Chelsea Football Club and frustrated fan of Miami Heat basketball team. His other interests are Drag Racing, Boxing and movies.
He Holds a BA in Development Administration from the University for Development Studies in Ghana and also a member of the UDS Alumni.
Between 2010 and 2017, Bright has worked in various capacities in the Finance field as a Financial Management Analyst, Tax Analyst and Business Development in the Media and Agricultural Industries.
He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Administration, (Accounting Option) from the Central University (Ghana) and a Master of Business Administration in Finance from Coventry University (UK). He is also a student member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Ghana and Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, USA.
Bright is a football fanatic and enjoys watching football with friends and also a passionate salsa dancer.