Training on argan oil products for cosmetic use

March 15, 2018

PAMPAT organized a training session on how to prepare vegetable oil blends to make argan products more competitive and above all in line with market standards. The hands-on training allowed participants to receive feedback and ongoing coaching in the preparation of new cosmetic oils. The producers also organized workshops to share and refine their formulas […]

VITARGAN consortium participates in International Agriculture Fair in Paris, France

February 26, 2018

The VITARGAN consortium exposed at the Paris International Agricultural Fair (SIAP), one of the most important events for origin linked products. This was the occasion for the Vitargan consortium to present its know-how and to promote the high quality, PGI and organic certified pure cosmetic and culinary oils. Vitargan also presented for the first time […]

Establishment of pilot site to disseminate BAP introduced by PAMPAT

February 15, 2018

Two programs have been initiated by the Moroccan administration early 2018 to disseminate the BPA developed and tested under the PAMPAT project.   The program of the chamber is to set up a pilot cactus farm (5 hectares) in Mesti, in the form of a field school. The plot is identified and the convention for […]

Cosmetic standards coaching

August 15, 2017

As part of the support provided to the argan producers to comply with national and international standards (PGI, food safety and cosmetics standards), the PAMPAT project team regularly organizes training and coaching sessions. The objectives of these sessions are to familiarize the operators with the Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and procedures needed to obtain the […]

Buyers meeting

July 21, 2017

In order to facilitate the market access of the PAMPAT target products, a meeting with the main Moroccan buyers has been organized in Sidi Ifni at the packing house premises. This day of visits and exchanges allowed the buyers to appreciate the quality of the PGI cactus from Ait BaĆ¢mrane and to exchange with the […]

VITARGAN consortium participation to Cosmoproof Bologna, Italy

March 24, 2017

Vitargan is a group of argan oil cooperatives, representing more than 450 women. Based in Essaouira, southwestern Morocco, its main purpose is to improve the socioeconomic conditions of its members. Within the PAMPAT project, Vitargan Consortium attended the Cosmoproof fair in Bologna, one of the most important cosmetic fairs at the international level. This has […]