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Saadia Organics Blog — The Argan Industry

Four Dangers of Buying the Wrong Brand of Argan Oil

Four Dangers of Buying the Wrong Brand of Argan Oil

For the last five years I have been working hard at making the best quality Argan Oil available to the world.  And to be honest, at times it has been an uphill battle!   Over the years, Argan Oil has become something that people are hearing about and becoming interested in.  One learns of the potential benefits, and wants to try it for oneself!   Some start with a product that contains just a bit of Argan Oil in it.  Like a shampoo or a lotion.  Results vary depending on the rest of the ingredients and exact formulation of the...

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4 Shocking Truths about Fake Argan Oil

The Business of Fake Argan Oil With the popularity of our article: “7 warning signs that your Argan Oil is Impure”, I decided to add some more interesting truths about the argan oil industry. While its popularity is growing around the world, it seems the majority of what you find is fake argan oil. Here are some suprising truths that you may not know about this liquid gold and the industry itself. 1. It is hard to find real argan oil…even in Morocco       Fake argan oil is everywhere! It takes approximately 30kg of argan fruit to produce 1 litre...

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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, strop the outer layer off, crack the pits to get the kernels out.) As...

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Argan Oil Cooperatives in Morocco: the Good, the Bad, and the Unbelievable

Argan Oil Cooperatives in Morocco: the Good, the Bad, and the Unbelievable When we visited Morocco in October of 2012, one of my main goals was to learn about the well-known women’s argan oil cooperatives in Morocco that exist everywhere in the southwest. I was excited to see how women are given opportunities to succeed and to introduce their traditions to the rest of the world through their Argan Oil. It seemed almost too good to be true that in a developing country, women were forging ahead and providing for their families comfortably and with pride. We started visiting the...

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What is the Best Brand of Argan Oil?

The Best Brand of Argan Oil We've said it before, and we will say it again. All brands of Argan Oil are not created equal. It's sad, but true. What is the best brand of argan oil? There are three things to look for as you decide on which brand of Argan Oil to spend your money on. First, it needs to be authentic. If it's not real Argan Oil, it's not worth buying. There is a lot of junky stuff available that is trying to pass for Argan Oil. Some of these products contain as little Argan Oil as...

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