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We had a visit at this Cooperative outside Agadir and it was interesting to see the way that the oil is extracted from the argan nut or fruit. It is quite a labor-intensive process but they have it down to an assembly-line science and it...More
We were taken there as part of a day trip around the region and in general it was interesting to see and try out the products. However, as we were not in the region for more than that trip, I cannot say whether the products...More
Our guide took us here and it was very busy that time.The women who worked in the cooperative were sat on the left side of the alleyway as you go in doing the processing of Argan oil apparently.I think they must be using some kind...More
Before the cooperative, the women were preparing the Argan nuts in their own homes, Now they come here and work all together. There is a creche for their children.
Husking and cracking the nuts is literally 'hands on'...and several of the women were sporting bandages...More
We were taken here by a local "guide" who had latched on to us.
It's a good place to visit and to understand how the oil is extracted from the nut.
But, beware when you enter the shop. A man describing himself as one of...More
Tucked away down a small alleyway is this interesting facility, where you can see how Argan oil is made and even have a go yourself.
There are a lot of different products to buy based around the oil from cosmetic to health products. The sales...More
The entrance is free of charge, and you will see women grinding argan's stones to produce oil, and everything will be explained.
Obviously you will end up in the shop, but there was not hard sale.
We found it very informative.
without being pressured. Quite educational regarding argan harvesting and processing. This cooperative provides income for disadvantaged women, thus it is a great shop to buy souvenirs whilst supporting women in difficult circumstances.