Certified Operator (Certification Applicant)Gurunanak Oil Mills (GNOM)4 stars

Place, CountryLira, Uganda


Certified Productsshea butterfair for life logo
Certification ProgrammeFair for Life - Social & Fair Trade Certification
Performance Rating
ChapterContent of the Fair For Life - Social & Fair Trade ProgrammeMaximumRating
1Core Principles and Values1010
2Commitment to and Management of Fair Trade Policy274
3Respect of Human Rights and Decent Working Conditions255146
4Respect of the Environment127105
5Local Development and Community Relations1615
6Trading and Supply chain relations3416
8Traceability, Transparency and Respect of the Consumer129
9Managing Certification and Performance4629
Total Score Performance Rating351
Certification for fair trade and responsible supply chains
Impact, special achievements & commitmentsGuru Nanak Oil Mills (U) Ltd is a major player in the seed oil processing and refinery industry in northern Uganda. Its operation started in 1997; the business structure is in partnership with the legal status being Limited Liability Company. This is a house of natural products which has been working with the local community in Uganda to protect and develop the Shea butter industry and bring the medicinal qualities to the world. The products include pure natural certified organic Shea butter, certified organic by Ecocert SA. Guru nanak oil mills (u) ltd. Manufacturers of: first certified Organic shea butter in the world, from Uganda- Vitellaria Nilotica.
Organic certified by Ecocert SA, since 2006. With following organic standards:
• EC REG. 834/2007 and 889/2008 standard- European organic Standards
• NOP-USDA- Organic standard-USA
The vision and mission are as follows:
• To provide affordable and natural health care to mankind
• To encourage healing through natural means
• To promote Ugandan products to the world market
Company exports shea butter to:
USA, Europe, Italy, CZ, Germany, Croatia, Holand, Denmark, Poland, Lithuania, South Africa, UAE, Saudi Arabia, UK, Canada, Hongkong, China, Korea, India, etc

Reached percentage of the applicable Total Norm Points for the overall performance
Percentage71 %

Date of Certification
Last Update05.03.2019

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