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niversity Joseph KI-ZERBO
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Background: This study evaluated the artisanal cottonseed oils and crude peanut oils production technologies and the edible oils sale conditions in Ouagadougou and Bobo Dioulasso markets. Methods: The study was carried by administering a questionnaire to 316 edible oils sellers in markets, 25 cottonseeds oils producers and 18 crude peanut oil producers. The production technologies and sale conditions were evaluated on the basis of observations and surveys. The investigation related to the edible oils sale conditions, the diagrams and production conditions of peanut and cottonseed oils as well as the means used for aforesaid oils production. Results: The results obtained during this study show that, the crude peanut oils production is two types and concerns only women (100%) using rudimentary means whereas the cottonseed oils production is dominated by men (96 %). The caustic soda (100 %), phosphoric acid (36.4 %), citric acid (63.6 %), filters (100 %) and tonsil (80 %) are used during cottonseeds oils refining. Imported edible oils (94 %) are mainly sold and 34.2 % of sellers expose oils in the sun. Imported edibles oils generally come from Ivory Coast, Malaysia and Indonesia. Local edible oils know a great competition width imported oils. These imported oils are from various origins and mainly consumed with sometimes deplorable sale conditions. Conclusion: This study will allow the various actors intervening in this sector to take makings decision to ensure the oils quality.  
Type of article: orginal article | Subject: public specific
Received: 2019/10/2 | Accepted: 2019/12/23

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