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ARQAN Premium Oil

ARQAN - Argan Premium Oil from Morocco

A RIGHT AND A PRIVILEGE


Nature already perfected the argan fruit; why contaminate something so perfect?

Morocco’s argan trees are the property of the government. Families are allocated a certain number of trees and given the right to harvest their fruit, which falls ripe from the branches from late May to August. Once the harvest season has been publicly declared, only the rightful claimants are permitted to access the trees. Then, the women go to work. They collect the fruit by hand and carry it home on their backs, or with the help of a donkey or car. The fruit is laid out in the sun to dry before being stored.


TRUST IN THE PROCESS


Work hard and amazing things will happen.

At Arqan we inspect each and every nut. We check the humidity of the store, and we are constantly alert to any sign of contaminants. Once the conditions are verified and the bounty weighed, stones are used to remove the pulp and crack open the nuts. Only the best will pass to the next stage. The process of extracting argan oil is extremely strenuous. Modern technology has not yet been able to replicate the ancient Moroccan techniques that, with perseverance and dedication, consistently preserves the oil’s extraordinary qualities. The nuts pressed for culinary argan oil are roasted first, giving the oil its warm, hazelnutty flavour. Finally, it is filtered and then poured into our bottles, where it is sealed and shipped to you. That’s it. Absolutely nothing is added.

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