Sesame Seeds

Sesame Seeds

Sesame seeds are tiny, flat oval seeds with a nutty taste and a delicate, almost invisible crunch. They come in a host of different colors, depending upon the variety, including white, yellow, black and red. Sesame seeds are highly valued for their high content of sesame oil, an oil that is very resistant to rancidity. Sesame seeds are the main ingredients in both tahini and the Middle Eastern sweet treat, halvah. Open sesame—the famous phrase from the Arabian Nights—reflects the distinguishing feature of the sesame seed pod, which bursts open when it reaches maturity. The scientific name for sesame seeds is Sesamun indicum.

Specification of Natural Sesame Seeds  
Purity Min 99%
Colour Brownish White
Moisture 6% Max
FFA 1.5% Max
Oil Content 48% Min
Specification of Hulled Sesame Seeds  
Purity Min 99%
Colour White
Moisture 5% Max
FFA 1.5% Max
Oil Content 48% Min
Specification of Black Sesame Seeds  
Purity Min 99%
Colour Black
Moisture 6% Max
FFA 1.5% Max
Oil Content 48% Min