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Natural Sesame Seeds : Specifications (Applicable to Black Sesame also)

Grade Whitish Seeds Other Color Seeds Purity Other Aspects

99/1 Min. 99 percent Max. 1 percent 99.950% FFA : 1.5%
Max Only
99/1 Min. 99 percent Max. 1 percent 99.90%
98/2 Min. 98 percent Max. 2 percent 99.50%
98/2 Min. 98 percent Max. 2 percent 99.90%
95/5 Min. 95 percent Max. 5 percent 99.00%

Mechanically Hulled Sesame Seeds : Specifications

Grade Purity Other Aspects

Mechanically Hulled / Autodry / Sortex 99.950% FFA : 1.5%
Max Only
Mechanically Hulled / Autodry /Sortex 99.90%
Mechanically Hulled / Sundry/ Sortex 99.50%
Mechanically Hulled / Sundry 99.90%


Packaging

We can offer the following packaging options:

Type of Bags Quantity

Container Capacity
20 Feet
18 - 19 Metric Tons

New Multi Wall Paper Bag 50 lb/ 22.68 kg / 25 kg
P. P. Bag 55.12 lb / 25 kg or 110.23 lb / 50 kg
Jute Bag 110.23 lb / 50 kg
Custom Requirement Please contact us

Overview


Overview:
Sesame (Sesamum indicum L.) is one of the oldest cultivated plants in the world. It was a highly prized crop of Babylon and Assyria at least 4,000 years ago. Today India is the worlds largest producers of sesame followed by Burma, Sudan, Mexico, Nigeria, Venezuela, Turkey, Uganda, China and Ethiopia. Sesame was introduced to the United states in the 1930’s. Domestic production has been limited because of lack of cultivators that can be harvested mechanically. In 1987, the sesame average in this country was less than 2500 acres, about half of which were in Texas. The U.S. Imports about 40,000 tons of seed and 2,200 tons of sesame seed annually.

Uses:
Sesame seeds (approximately 50% oil and 25% protein) are used in bakery and confectionary, candy making and other food industries. Oil from the seed is used in cooking, salad oils, margarine and contains about 47% oleic acid and 39 linoleic acid. Foods fried in sesame oil have a log shelf life because the oil contains a antioxidant called “sesamol”. The oil can be used in the manufacture of soaps, paints, perfumes, pharmaceuticals and insecticides

Growth Habits & Climate


Growth Habits:
Sesame is an erect annual (occasionally a perennial) that grows to a height of 20-60 inches, Finest Grains -Natural Sesame depending upon the variety and the growing conditions. Some varieties are highly branched, while others are unbranched. Leaves are variable in shape and size and may be opposite or alternate. The bell-shaped white to pale rose flowers begin to develop in the leaf axils after plantation of 6-8 weeks and this continues for several weeks. Sesame seeds are small and vary in color. One Thousand seeds weigh about one ounce. The lighter colored seeds are considered high quality.

Climate:
Commercial Varieties Commercial varieties of sesame require 90 to 120 frost free days. Daytime temperatures of 77-80 degree fahrenheit are optimal. Sesame is very drought-tolerant, due in part to an extensive root system. However it requires adequate moisture for germinations and early growth and annual rainfall of 20-26 inches per season is necessary for reasonable yields. Sesame has a very low salt Tolerance and cannot tolerate wet conditions.

Scientific name: Sesamum Indicum-----New Crop : October - November

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