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Saadia Organics Blog — cold pressed

Argan Oil Production

Argan Oil Production: Chemical Solvents, Machine Made, or Cold-Pressed by Hand? Before machines became a possibility, all Argan Oil was extracted by hand, through hours of grinding and pressing the kernels from the pit of the Argan fruit. This produced Argan Oil that was thicker, richer, aromatic, and extremely beneficial. However, it also took an average of 14 hours to produce 1 litre of oil. (And that's just to press the oil!  It does not account for the laborious hours it takes to gather the fruit, strip the outer layer off, and crack the pits to get the kernels out.)...

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