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 Tanzania, Myanmar, India, 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 Origin||Sudan|
|Packaging & Export||Packing is done in 50 Kg PP bags, and stuff in 20 feet containers which will carry 19 metric tons.|
|Labeling||As per buyer’s instruction.|
|Specification||Detail 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.