Derived from the indigenous Moroccan Argania Spinosa tree, argan oil is a valuable and sought-after natural elixir, often referred to as “liquid gold.” Its versatility permits its use in various applications, including beauty and culinary industries. The emergence of modern argan oil factories in Morocco has helped to meet the increasing demand for this precious oil. In this article, we will examine the production of argan oil and its importance to local communities and the global
Traditional versus Modern Production Methods
Historically, argan oil production required local Berber women to manually harvest, dry, and press the kernels to extract the oil, making it a labor-intensive process.
Nevertheless, the increasing demand for argan oil has spurred the development of modern production facilities. These facilities are equipped with advanced machinery that simplifies the extraction process, all while ensuring the oil’s quality and authenticity are preserved.
Firstly, during the harvesting season from May to August, workers collect the fallen argan fruits from the Argania Spinosa trees.
Next, the fruits are sun-dried, and the outer pulp is removed to obtain the argan nuts.
After that, specialized machines are used to crack the hard shells of the argan nuts to extract the kernels.
Finally, the kernels are cold-pressed to extract the oil, preserving its nutrients and properties. The unroasted kernels produce cosmetic argan oil, while the roasted kernels yield culinary argan oil.
The Role of Women’s Cooperatives
safeguard traditional knowledge and skills while promoting equitable wages and safe
working environments for women engaged in argan oil production. By working hand in hand with these cooperatives, argan oil factories help to preserve the cultural heritage and economic well-being of the communities they serve.
Sustainability and Eco-Friendly Practice
responsibly source argan fruits, adhere to organic standards, and minimize waste during production. Moreover, these factories are actively involved in reforestation efforts aimed at preserving and expanding the Argania Spinosa forests, which are
recognized as a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. By adopting these sustainable practices, argan oil factories demonstrate their commitment to safeguarding the environment and the livelihoods of the communities they work with.
Impact on the Global Market
which has driven the growth of various industries, including cosmetics, skincare, and culinary sectors. As a result, Morocco has become the world’s top producer and
exporter of authentic argan oil. The emergence of modern argan oil factories has transformed the production process. By balancing traditional methods with market needs, these factories maintain the quality and authenticity of argan oil. Additionally, they empower local communities and promote sustainable practices that protect the Argania Spinosa forests. Thus, the establishment of these factories has ushered in an era of growth, sustainability, and prosperity for both local and global communities
- How can I get samples?
First of all, we are pleased to offer you samples. For new customers, it should be noted that the postage must be paid, while the samples are free. These costs will be deducted from the official order payment. As for the courier costs, it is possible to arrange an RPI (remote pickup) service on carriers such as FedEx, UPS, DHL, TNT, etc.
- How does your factory perform in terms of quality control?
Quality is a priority for our factory! Every worker ensures quality control from the beginning to the end. For example, all raw materials used are environmentally friendly, and skilled workers take care of every detail by hand, whether it is the
stamping, printing, sewing, or packaging process. In addition, a quality control department is specifically responsible for quality control in each process.
- Can your factory print or emboss my logo on the goods?
Yes, we can print your logo on the goods or their packaging box. However, it is important to provide an attorney letter (letter of authorization) for the logo in order to comply with patents. Generally, we produce the goods based on the samples provided by the customers or based on the image, logo, sizes, etc.
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