The Argan Process at Tazghilite
After the nuts are gathered, the nuts are weighed before being de-pulped and cracked.
Each woman keeps a log noting the amount of nuts she has brought in. She is paid on site for the nuts she gathers.
Each woman is then given a quantity of nuts to bring home to crack.
Katharine with a woman cracking nuts in her home.
Once the “almonds” have been extracted, the nuts are sorted before being pressed by machine.