International Shea Butter Convention

Make plans to attend the 2014 12th Annual International Shea Butter Convention. This year's theme will be announced soon. Stay connected!

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Need a Source to Buy or Sell Shea Butter?

We are working diligently to increase suppliers of high quality shea butter, especially ASBI Certified premium Grade-A shea butter, in the USA and the International community.

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Testing and Grading Services

Analytical Laboratory Services are provided to independently test and certify your shea butter for Quality and Safety. Not all shea butter is created equal! Get Yours tested today!

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Training and Education

ASBI offers extensive training and technical assistance in all areas of the shea butter value chain,providing a dynamic platform for education and collaboration.

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ASBI Learning Library

American Shea Butter Institute provides education on various shea butter topics and has compiled a library of documents both free and fee-based. Please browse and select documents of interest.

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Shea Vision 2035

On July 9, 2009, ASBI announced SHEA VISION 2035- A Strategic Research and Economic Agenda (SREA); to improve Innovation, Competitiveness, and Quality of Life.

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ASBI provides consumer and industry education on Shea Butter: establishes voluntary standards on quality of Shea Butter entering the USA: engages in basic and applied research to identify Shea Butter ingredients or derivatives of its ingredients as new solutions for important problems in nutrition, health care and material science: promotes the benefits of Shea Butter in various US industries.