26.5 C
Accra
Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Shea butter Processing

This picture documentary illustrates the processes in Shea butter production. It features women of the Suglo Nbor Buni Shea butter Processing Group of Sagnerigu in the Northern region.

Sanatu Mohammed (left) and Memunatu Salifu (right) are sorting bad Shea nuts from the lot. The two women are the leaders of the Suglo Nbor Buni Group. Buta Photography for zamireports.com

 

 

Sanatu Mohammed using manual roasting technique to roast sorted nuts. Buta Photography for zamireports.com
A mill where cleaned nuts are milled for processing. The women averagely mill three bags of nuts daily. Buta Photography for zamireports.com
With room temperature, the dough is mixed until chaff settles beneath the basin and foam-like substance is extracted. Buta Photography for zamireports.com
Substance is boiled until oil is settled on top of the mixture and can be scooped. Buta Photography for zamireports.com
Oil is scooped after intense boiling. Buta Photography for zamireports.com
Scooped oil is sieved and left to cool. Buta Photography for zamireports.com
Extracted oil during is left to cool. Buta Phootography for zamireports.com
Final product, smooth, clear, and organic Sheabutter. Buta Photography for zamireports.com

Related Articles

Stay Connected

727FansLike
59FollowersFollow
27FollowersFollow
- Advertisement -spot_img

Latest Articles