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Pressing cassava

Pressing cassava

by Jeff Bentley

3822 views - Submitted on Fri, 27/05/2016


In West Africa, cassava is grated, fermented and then pressed to squeeze out the moisture, before the mash is toasted to make gari. Here a man presses 4 sacks of gari mash using a hydraulic car jack.The cassava mash is held inside plastic gunny bags.

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