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Welcome to PhytoTrade Africa

Alleviating poverty and protecting biodiversity

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These are baobab pods

Sustainably harvested from the wild by PhytoTrade producers

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PhytoTrade Africa

Southern African natural products trade association, started 2001

9 countries and 60 members

Focused on cosmetic, food & beverage, herbal supplements

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From tree

to shelf

Here's how...

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wild-harvested African actives

organic, ethical and promoting fair trade

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We ethically source only the finest natural products from Africa

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Mafura

Used in Africa for generations

renowned for its cosmetic and healing properties

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Marula

Sustainably harvested from the wild

naturally softens, nourishes and revitalises

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Kigelia africana

also known as the Sausage Tree

with active cosmetic properties

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About Us

PhytoTrade Africa was established in 2001 as the trade association of the natural products industry in Southern Africa. Our purpose is to alleviate poverty and protect biodiversity in the region by developing an industry that is not only economically successful but also ethical, sustainable and Access and Benefit Sharing compliant.
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Africa Organics baobab products

Phytotrade Africa members make a number of products using the species that are harvested by rural producers. All these products are certified by PhytoTrade Africa under our Accredited Partners scheme.

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