Sesame seed are basically oil seed (50% oil, 45% meal), oval shaped with size (3~4mmx2mmx1mm), weighing 20~40mg per seed. When hull/husk surrounding sesame seed is removed by a process and husk are discarded, these sesame seed are called hulled sesame seed. Hulled sesame seed are of 3 quality, Premium 99.98% purity, Semi-premium 99.97% purity, Standard 99.95% purity.
Sesame seeds were originally a staple food of the Middle East. They are said to be the greatest of all seeds due to the high nutrition value as well as their oil. To enhance the nutty flavour, sesame seeds can be toasted in a dry skillet over medium heat until golden brown. They can be used to garnish sweet and savory dishes and used in baking. Raw or roasted sesame seeds can be ground into Tahini.
· Hulled sesame seed has wider application in topping for Hamburger buns and breads.
· This product is also used in bakery and confectionery industries.
Natural Black Sesame Seed is nice crunchy texture, with a slightly bitter nutty flavor. Small, flat and dark in color, these are grown only in limited parts of the world.
Black Sesame seeds are good source of calcium as they contain heavy amounts of protein, manganese, iron, copper and phosphorous. Black Sesame Seeds have been a part of the kitchen for thousands of years. Sesame seeds are believed to be one of the worlds'' first spices.
Scientific studies have revealed that sesame was first domesticated in India. Widely held as a symbol of vitality and immortality in various cultures, White Natural Sesame Seeds are known for their high medicinal value. Although mainly yellow in colour, other variants are also grown. We make available to our clients this rare high quality White natural sesame seeds at industry leading prices.
Sesame seeds may be the oldest condiment known to mankind dating back to as early as 1600 BC. They are highly valued for their oil which is exceptionally resistant to rancidity. The scientific name for sesame seeds is Sesamun indicum.
The seed exceptionally rich in iron, magnesium, manganese, copper calcium (90 mg per tablespoon for un-hulled seed, 10 mg for hulled) and contain vitamin B1 (thiamine) and vitamin E. They contain lignin, including unique content of sesamine, which are phytoestrogens with antioxidant and anti-cancer properties. Sesame seed also contain phytosterols associated with reduced level of blood cholesterol.
· Sesame seeds (approximately 48-50% oil and 25% protein) are used in bakery and confectionary, candy making and other food industries.
· Sesame seed may be baked into crackers, offers in the form of sticks, sprinkled onto sushi style food, whole seed are used in many salads and baked snacks.
· Sesame seed cookies and wafers, both sweet and savory, are still consumed today.
Major usage in middle eastern countries.