Artisans


Dar Mhania

El Krib, Siliana

Dar Mhania Lelassala was founded by Moufida Sliti in El Krib, Siliana in 2017. This cooperative has 20 active members, all trained in distillation and soap making. Dar Mhania Lelassala makes essential oils, floral waters and dried herbs from 6 varieties of MAPs: lentiscus (mastic), rosemary, myrtle, mint, pennyroyal, and verbena. They expanded their offering to ready-made traditional dishes and artisanal cheese.

    (216) 94 197 944

    darmhanialilasala@gmail.com


Vita

Gaafour, Siliana

Vita cooperative was founded in 2017 by Sana Jbali in Gaafour, Siliana, and has 7 trained female members in distillation. Vita produces essential oils, floral waters, and dried herbs from 6 varieties of MAPs: lentiscus (mastic), rosemary, thyme, myrtle, lavender, and juniper. This cooperative also makes natural cosmetics such as creams and soaps, and other local products such as natural jam.

    (216) 28 139 567

    gdavita1@gmail.com


El Baraka

Tbainia, Jendouba

Mabrouka Athemni is an expert in distillation and volunteered to train members of other Wiki PAM cooperatives so they could obtain the “Artisan Professional Card”, which gave them access to financing.

El Baraka produces mainly vegetable oils, essential oils and floral waters with 8 different varieties of MAPs: lentiscus (mastic), rosemary, thyme, laurel, lemon balm, peppermint, eucalyptus and myrtle. This cooperative also makes creams and soaps enriched with essential oils.

    (216) 96 442 954

    dabboussirabb@yahoo.fr


Kounnouz Echamel

Jeballah, Jendouba

Kounnouz Echamel cooperative was founded in 2018 by Hadil Tissaoui in Jebalah, Jendouba. This cooperative has 20 female members trained in distillation. Kounnouz Echamel is specialized in producing essential oils, floral waters, and dried herbs. The cooperative uses 6 varieties of MAPs: myrtle, pennyroyal, rosemary, geranium, lavender and sage.

    (216) 25 912 559

    tissaouihadil91@gmail.com


Ain Babouch

Tejerouine, Kef

Lamia & Fadhila work together as heads of Ain Babouch, founded in 2016 with over 40 women members. They specialize in essential oils, floral waters, and dried herbs of 7 varieties of plants: lentiscus (mastic), rosemary, thyme, lavender, juniper, and white wormwood.

The cooperative’s products have been certified organic since 2018.

    (216) 23 625 264 – (216) 98 682 456

    charnilamia@yahoo.fr – cherni_fadhila@yahoo.fr


Pure Nature

Ain Drahem, Jendouba

As mother and daughter, Noura and Rihem work together for Noura’s cooperative Fontaines Bénies, starting with 60 women in 2017, and Rihem’s cooperative Pure Nature, adding 50 artisans in 2018. Fontaine Bénies and Pure Nature are inseparable entities and together, they produce and sell not only essential oils and floral waters, but also dried herbs, artisanal cheese, and honey flavored with MAPs. They use 6 different varieties of MAPs, namely: lentiscus (mastic), myrtle, eucalyptus, geranium, laurel, and lavender.

    (216) 93 036 159 – (216) 92 698 856

    rihembchini@gmail.com – nouiouinoura@gmail.com


Oued Maaden

Oued Maaden, Beja

Oued Maaden was founded in 2007 by Chokri Taboubi. It has 102 members and 10 of them are certified in distillation. Oued Maaden’s main activity is lentiscus vegetable oil production, and distillation of MAPs: lentiscus, laurel, myrtle, eucalyptus, pennyroyal, and chamomile. Oued Maaden produces almost 400 liters of oils per year.

Cooperative President: Chokri Taboubi.

    (216) 98 822 916

    chokri.taboubi@yahoo.fr


Annajeh

Aich Zitoun, Beja

Annajeh cooperative was founded in 2016 in Aich Zitoun, governorate of Beja and has 26 female members specialized in distillation.

Annajeh cultivates its plants for more control over quality. Aich Zitoun is known for its rich flora, and cooperative members use 7 of the many varieties present in the region: lentiscus (mastic), cypress, rosemary, pennyroyal, myrtle, eucalyptus and thyme; to make essential oils and other plant-derived products.

    (216) 94 401 437 – (216) 96 809 783

    khlifinaima09@gmail.com