OUR STORY

While working with farming communities in rural Ghana, co-founders Kwami and Emily were inspired by super-crop known locally as ‘the miracle tree,’ ‘the never-die tree,’ or just - moringa. Aid organizations had spread these moringa trees throughout rural communities in Ghana, explaining that the leaves and seeds were valuable and nutritious. Without connections to a market, however, the fast growing moringa tree became a nuisance in farmers’ backyards and the seeds from the tree left to rot or fed to the animals. Kwami and Emily set about creating a supply chain to connect farmers to conscious consumers and introduce the world to moringa.

FARMER SUPPORT

We provide a dedicated agricultural extension officer, training, organic seeds and fertilizer, and financing as needed to enable over 2500 small farmers throughout Ghana to kickstart their moringa farms. Most importantly, we provide a guaranteed market for the leaves and seeds they produce.

VALUE-ADDED PROCESSING

After purchasing seeds and leaves at a fair price from our farmers, we bring them to our centralized processing center in Accra, Ghana. We use technologies and systems we have designed in-house and tailored specifically to moringa oil and powder production. We process our moringa seeds and leaves in-country, adding value and creating jobs locally. We conduct analyses of our oil and powder to ensure each batch meets our high quality standards.

AWARD-WINNING BRANDS

We supply bulk moringa oil and bulk moringa tea and powder to brands around the world. In 2015, we launched our consumer-facing clean beauty brand, True Moringa (Best of Indie Beauty Expo, Best of NY NOW) and our superfood snack and tea brand Minga Foods.

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