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Shea nut processing

Shea nut processing

Carrying shea to the cooking area. The nuts are crushed, roasted then pounded and ground into a fine paste. The paste is mixed with water to separate the fat, which is then manually churned into creamy butter, Bukina Faso.

Photo by Ollivier Girard/CIFOR

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Photo taken @ Léo on 3 March 2013 (© CIFOR / Flickr)

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