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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Hygienic and food security standards coaching

May 8, 2016

As part of the support provided to argan oil producers for their compliance with respect to the law 28/07 (food safety), training, coaching and monitoring sessions are organized by the PAMPAT team. The objectives of these sessions are to introduce producers to the terminology of the law 28/07, to explain in Amazigh and Arabic the […]

Local Technical Committee for PAMPAT project in Agadir

November 3, 2015

PAMPAT Morocco held its fifth local technical committee meeting today. The project coordination unit presented the main results obtained to the local counterparts (both private and public institutions). The local technical committee is an important tool to share with the project partners their views, ideas, strategies and complementarities that allow the project coordination unit to […]

Excellency awarded products during the Moroccan Contest for Traditional Products are promoted in Switzerland

October 2, 2015

The sixth edition of the Swiss Contest for Traditional Products  took place on 26th and 27th September 2015 in Delémont-Courtemelon, in Jura. It was attended by a Moroccan delegation, representing the Excellency, who awarded products from the first edition of the Moroccan Contest for Traditional Products as well as a delegation of seven companies, supported […]

Argan oil producers to comply with new sanitary regulations through PAMPAT support

December 4, 2014

PAMPAT has launched a support programme within PAMPAT to assist argan oil producers (companies, cooperatives and groups of cooperatives) to become compliant with the Moroccan Law 28-07, on sanitary and safety standards for food products. Law No. 28-07 establishes the general principles of food safety for alimentary products. It includes requirements to make sure that […]

PAMPAT project is launched in Agadir

September 23, 2013

PAMPAT Morocco (from the French acronym Projet d’Accès au Marché pour les Produits Agroalimentaires et du Terroir) has been launched today in Agadir. The project is funded, for a duration of four years, by the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) and implemented by UNIDO (the United Nations Industrial Development Organization). It aims to […]