"We are proud to provide the first organic and Fair for Life castor oil worldwide. The castor oil is from our Indian partner CPC."
Our colleague Christine Ellinger having been working with Mr. Satra for the recent years, they have become honest friends
Christine Ellinger
sourcing naturamus GmbH

Organic and Fair for Life castor oil

We’re proud to provide the first Fair for Life & organic-certified castor oil worldwide. This unique product derives from a strong and long-term co-working process between our Indian partner, Castor Products Company (CPC), and us. Our partnership is based on trust, transparency, and engagement on both sides.

Our partner’s castor seeds grow in the Kutch region in Gujarat, India. Gujarat is characterized by its semi-arid climate, with an average rainfall of 200 mm per year. Under these challenging climatic conditions the castor plant represents the main source of income for smallholders.

we offer castor oil, cold pressed, organic, Fair for Life-certified

Since 2007, we have worked with a growing network of Indian smallholders.

The families have learned how to manage their farms ecologically to ensure sustainable livelihoods for themselves and their future generations.

We have engaged in bottom-up-projects in Gujarat by supporting the Fair for Life-fund.

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Organic and Fair for Life castor oil

To ensure sustainable livelihoods | traceability | premium organic quality

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Organic and Fair for Life castor oil: Safeguard of sustainable livelihoods

Through gentle mechanical pressings, our Indian partner preserve the quality of castor seeds. Therefore, we can provide cold-pressed cator oil in premium quality.

Likewise, Gujarat is an excellent location to grow castor seeds. Thus, castor cultivation is a sustainable alternative income for smallhold farmers.

Hence, the regions’ prosperity is gradually improving and will flourish in the future.

To sum up: Either castor oil, cold-pressed, or refined: our castor oil fits to clients producing premium natural cosmetics in order to act now, to protect the future.

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Why sourcing the first organic and Fair for Life
castor oil from us

More than 140 farmers associated with the CPC-network are Fair for Life-certified

Having started with two families, now 800 families cultivate castor in certified organic quality - The network is growing!

CPC stands out for transparent payment systems to offer their partners a fair and good loan

By offering castor oil from CPC, we support CPC in safeguarding local and sustainable working places

In doing so, the natuamus network strengthens local business cycles

In conclusion: the naturamus-CPC partnership supports long-lasting and endogenous growth in Gujarat


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