Sesame Seeds

Sesame is a flowering plant  in the genus Sesamum, Sesamum indicum ,also called benne. Sesame Seeds suitable for human consumption. contain many of  the natural nutrients and proteins. Sesame has one of the highest oil contents of any seed. With a rich, nutty flavor, it is a common ingredient in cuisines across the world.

Source of Sesame Seeds

It is widely naturalized in tropical regions around the world. World production in 2016 was 6.1million tonnes ,with TanzaniaMyanmarIndia, and Sudan as the largest producers.We source our sesame seeds from Sudan.

Types of Sesame Seeds that we offer

We offer  the  three recognized types of Sesame seeds , White Sesame, Mixed Sesame & Brown (Red) Sesame.

White Sesame Seeds

These are seeds of which the external shells colour varies from white to  yellowish white, provided that the coloured seeds don’t exceed 5% of the  representative sample. Worlds renowned Gadarif Grade White Sesame, the 1st choice for quality Halawa & Tahina manufacturers.

Mixed Sesame Seeds 

These are White Sesame seeds which contain a maximum of 25% of coloured seeds. It’s perfect for Hulling & Roasting  while having a High oil content also known as Conventional White (Non – Gadarif).

Brown (Red) Sesame Seeds

The Red or Brown Sesame seeds are white seeds which contain 26% or more of coloured seeds. The Highest in oil content.

All these types are mainly found in two forms:

  • Natural Sesame
  • Hulled Sesame
Country of OriginSudan
Packaging & ExportPacking is done in 50 Kg PP bags, and stuff in 20 feet containers which will carry 19 metric tons.
LabelingAs per buyer’s instruction.
SpecificationDetail specification will be provided upon request.

Uses of Sesame

  • Oil industry.
  • Confectionery and biscuit industry.
  • Commercial food processing companies.
  • Bakery and bakery industry.
  • Animal feed production.

Benefits of Sesame

  • Sesame seeds are good source of calcium, proteins, vitamins, Iron, phosphorus and dietary fiber.
  • Sesame seeds reduces cholesterol level and prevents high blood pressure in the body.


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