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  • 100% Organic Shea Butter, unscented, raw, unrefined, ASBI certified Grade A Nilotica Shea freshly packed in Uganda, and air shipped to the US for maximum freshness and minimum storage time.
  • Shea trees growing in the savannah grassland of northern Uganda.
  • (Natural growing) shea seeds sometime before harvest.
  • Shea nuts graded and sorted by hand in the field.
  • Local women use manual hand press to make shea butter in Lira, northern Uganda.  Our manual pressing like this helps preserve the natural properties and freshness of the shea butter.
  • Pressing the Nilotica shea using manual hand press makes shea oil and shea butter that's good to the last drop!

East African Premium Grade A Nilotica Shea Butter, 8.25 lbs.

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100% Pure, Unrefined, Organic Shea Butter. ASBI Certified Premium Grade A* Nilotica Shea Butter from Northern Uganda and Southern Sudan. Fair Trade, Raw, and Organic. Shea butter has been used for many years for its numerous qualities and benefits: it moisturizes, softens and protects the skin & hair with bioactive nutrients rich in vitamins A and E. Nilotica Shea butter (only cultivated in East Africa) is soft in texture and melts smoothly on the body. Our bulk quantities are especially good for makers of shea butter products such as lotions, creams, balms, lip balm, soap, conditioners and moisturizers.  Ours at Precious Provisions is ASBI certified Grade A Nilotica Shea freshly packed in Uganda, and air shipped to the US for maximum freshness and minimum storage time.  *Certified by the American Shea Butter Institute.

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  1. Silky smooth 5 Star Review

    Posted by on Oct 17th 2021

    I love this shea butter. It makes my skin feel hydrated and nourished. And Precious Provisions was very helpful and responsive during the ordering process. I love the 8-pound option.


    Posted by on Aug 24th 2020

    I'm in LOOOVE with this Nilotica Shea Butter! It is so soft, creamy, and moisturizing. I couldn't keep my hands out of it. I've purchased Nilotica Shea Butter from two different suppliers and this shea butter doesn't even compare. The first supplier I bought Nilotica shea butter from was very similar, but I don't remember it being as creamy and moisturizing like this shea butter. I would've bought more from that supplier if the customer service wasn't so horrible. I waited two weeks for my butters to arrive. Emailed the owner with delayed responses. Never ordered from that supplier again. The butter I purchased from the second supplier, which I currently have, doesn't even compare. It is way more firmer and not even the same color. Comparing the two side by side, I believe the previous supplier sold me the more popular shea butter that comes from west Africa, mixed in with east African shea butter. With that said, I won't be purchasing shea butter or any other butter from that supplier again!

    I must say that I took a leap of faith by purchasing 6 lbs of Nilotica Shea Butter with no reviews, as well as not knowing the quality before I bought such a large amount. That's why I had to write this review to assure you that you're receiving quality shea butter. What you should take note of is that this shea butter is tested by the Shea Butter Institute. If you're not familiar with them, I suggest take a trip to their website. The Shea Butter Institute is where I learned there a grades to Shea Butter and you must get it tested to receive a grade. Precious Provisions is the only supplier I found that tests their shea butter to be graded by the Shea Butter Institute. The proof is in the pudding. Consider me now a loyal customer! Thanks Precious Provisions for providing quality shea butter!!

  3. The Best Nilotica Shea Butter!! 5 Star Review

    Posted by on Aug 20th 2020

    I will always purchase my nilotica shea butter from Precious Provisions. Not only is the product quality outstanding, but the care taken to ship it is superb. I appreciate the way they package my butter, and the hand-written note of thanks is such a special touch.

    P.S. : I am so glad you also carry the 6lb version. I like to buy in bulk! It will fill in nicely until you get the 8.25 lb back in. Hint, hint. . . :-)

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