Posts Tagged ‘argan oil’

‘Free, local and special’: argan oil co-ops booming in Morocco | The Guardian

Morocco’s argan oil has become a tool for entrepreneurship, women’s empowerment, and sustainable development: Ripe, yellow argan berries fall to the ground in the courtyard of the Ajddigue women’s argan co-operative in the village of Tidzi, 25km south of Essaouira. Under the argan trees handmade beauty products are on sale. Khaltoum Alta, who has worked at this co-op since 2005, deftly smashes a dried nut shell on a stone, discarding ...

VIDEO: The Luxurious Poop From These Tree-Climbing Goats Produces Argan Oil | Huffington Post

Although the traditional method brings some shock value, the upscaling of Morocco’s argan oil exports for beauty products has removed the more ‘dirty’ aspects of production: Nope, your eyes aren’t going baa-d. What you’re seeing here is indeed a tree full of goats. This video was taken in southwestern Morocco by photographer Michael Chinnici (who leads Moroccan photo tours, so you can see and capture this magical sight yourself!). It shows ...

Moroccan agricultural sector continues to grow | Fresh Plaza

Morocco’s Green Plan has pushed the country’s agriculture towards more efficient and exportable produce, giving a boost to the economy: The Moroccan agricultural sector recorded a 7.6% annual growth between 2008 and 2014, while its agro-food exports grew by 34% in the same period, as reported by the country’s Minister of Agriculture, Aziz Ajanuch. Ajanuch made this statement at the opening of the eighth edition of the Conference on Agriculture ...

Rushing for Morocco’s “Liquid Gold”? Here’s How to Get the Best Argan Oil [Aquila Style]

Morocco’s famous argan oil continues to be a subject of fascination for beauty experts: Estée Lauder. Dove. L’Oréal. These brands have marketed a series of products containing argan oil, rich in vitamins E and C and often touted as a “wonder oil” to cure everything from split ends to acne. Unfortunately, these products usually contain only small amounts of argan oil. Such advertising is often misleading since these products often ...
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