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A new life for an ancient African product

If you type the word 'karite' in one of the search engines on your Internet browser all results will point to cosmetics. That's logical since karite is the local African name for the shea nut, which is mostly used for skin care. But Loders Croklaan found some nutricuticals properties and incorporated the product into the fed supplement for young animals.

This article can also be found at Feed Tech, volume 8, no. 7

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