COMMUNITY TRADE ORGANIC BABASSU OIL FROM BRAZIL

SOURCED FROM COOPERATIVE OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCERS OF LAGO DE JUNCO (COPPALJ) SINCE 1995

Nourish dry skin with one of Mother Nature’s most hydrating oils. Gently extracted from the nuts of the wild babassu palm tree, this indulgent Community Trade oil is packed with natural goodness that’ll leave your skin feeling more soft and smooth. Found on the fringes of Brazil’s Amazon rainforest, the babassu tree is an essential resource in the Maranhão state where more than 300,000 families harvest the nuts ensuring the community thrives and your skin glows.We are proud to work with a cooperative of babassu oil producers who call themselves the “guardians of the forest”. Our babassu oil is extracted from the nuts of wild babassu palm trees. The trees are an essential resource in the Maranhão state of north-east Brazil, where thousands of families harvest the nuts. One of nature’s most moisturising oils, babassu is packed with natural goodness, leaving skin feeling soft and smooth.

Babassu Oil
ENRICH OUR PRODUCTS

Babassu oil is known and loved for its moisturising benefits. Ours is extracted from the nuts of wild babassu palm trees found on the fringes of the Amazon rainforest in Brazil.

ENRICH OUR PEOPLE

The Cooperative of Agricultural Producers of Lago de Junco (COPPALJ) provides a fair wage to over 150 members from 12 communities. It also strives to empower female babassu producers with greater financial independence.

ENRICH OUR PLANET

The nuts are grown wild and the oil is produced organically, so no artificial pesticides or fertilisers are used. Our trade also helps COPPALJ to lobby on behalf of babassu-harvesting communities to help them protect the forest, local biodiversity and their livelihood.