About Us

Baraka Shea Butter Mission Principles Our Name Why Baraka

We are a small, Canadian/Ghanaian family owned business located on Vancouver Island in Canada and with family, cultural and emotional connection to northern Ghana.

We are based in Western Canada and ship to locations throughout North America using FedEx Ground and the Postal Service.  96% of orders are shipped next business day.

Baraka Shea Butter

Baraka Shea Butter is 100% handmade by women and families using age-old tried and true traditional methods passed down through generations. It uses no chemicals or additives nor are harmful industrial processes used. More>>>

Our Mission

is to bring unique and high quality products to the global market in a fair, equitable and environmentally sustainable manner. By achieving this, we will create value for the entire supply chain, from the original producers through to the end users. More>>>

Our Principles

While our goals must be ambitious, we recognize that we will on occasion fall short of our aims. We strive for progress, not perfection, and welcome input from all stakeholders that can help us achieve more and do better. More>>>

Our Name

Baraka means thank you in Wali, a Ghanaian language with approx. 140,000 speakers in north-western Ghana. However, the word Baraka also belongs to other languages and cultures, bridging divides that exist in our world today. Other uses and meanings include: More>>>

Buying from Baraka

means your money supports real community development. It also connects you directly with the producers, their families and villages. You are helping to create sustainable employment, and reduce poverty. More>>>

Sustainable Development Goals

Baraka Shea Butter actively supports the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the planet’s development framework. They were passed unanimously by the United Nations in Sept. 2015 and are a guiding principle for progressive organizations and businesses everywhere. More>>>