HAND HARVESTED & PRESSED IN GHANA – For That Deliciously Fresh, No After-Taste Crumminess. So Fresh has 3-Year Shelf Life, with NO Artificial Trans Fats. 100% Vegan. The sediment that you may see at the bottom of the bottle is a natural by product of the traditional extraction process used in Ghana, West Africa. In terms of oil quality, this sediment indicates that the you are Purchasing Natural, Unrefined Palm Oil that was Freshly Packed and Bottled.