CommonwealthFirst Export Champion Naturally Tribal Nominated for Telegraph Trade Award

CommonwealthFirst extends its congratulations to our Export Champion, Naturally Tribal, which been shortlisted in the Telegraph Trade Awards 2018 in the category of Best Ethical Brand SME Exporter. Naturally Tribal’s mission statement is to transform natural African and other unique ingredients into innovative and enriching luxury skincare products.

The company’s journey started with Founder and Managing Director Shalom Lloyd. Naturally Tribal, now boasts a full skincare range, sourced only using the most ethical ingredients, and Shea butter from Essan in Nigeria. Naturally Tribal are an excellent example of a company which focuses on ‘trade not aid’ – a company that looks to use only sustainable and ethical local sourcing models, designed to encourage and support manufacturers at the end of the supply chain to grow and flourish in tandem with the business.

In its inaugural year, the Trade Awards announcement has seen entries shortlisted to just 40 British companies, selected as they showcase the fastest-growing and most successful small and medium enterprise trading internationally today.

CommonwealthFirst wishes the very best of luck to Naturally Tribal.

The Telegraph Trade Awards will take place on November 1, 2018 at The Marriott Grosvenor Square, London.

To view the full list of shortlisted companies, visit