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sesamee seed

Nigeria

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Type : sesamee seed Purity (%) : 95 Style : - Cultivation Type : - Moisture (%) : - Brand Name : - Hybrid : -

Product Description

SESAME SEEDS

Description:
Our Sesame is very rich with high oil content, it has the below parameter qualities. Oil Content is 50% minimum, FFA is 2% maximum, Purity 98% minimum, Moisture is 7% maximum and possesses natural taste with suitable smell for human consumption.
Sesame Seed is a flowering plant in the genus Sesamum. Numerous wild relatives occur in Africa (mostly in West Africa where you can find Nigeria) and a smaller number in India. It is widely naturalized in tropical regions around the world and is cultivated for its edible seeds, which grow in pods. The flowers of the sesame seed plant are yellow, though they can vary in colour with some being blue or purple.
It is an annual plant growing to 50 to 100 cm (1.6 to 3.3 ft) tall, with opposite leaves 4 to 14 cm (1.6 to 5.5 in) long with an entire margin; they are broad lanceolate, to 5 cm (2 in) broad, at the base of the plant, narrowing to just 1 cm (0.4 in) broad on the flowering stem. The flowers are white to purple, tubular, 3 to 5 cm (1.2 to 2.0 in) long, with a four-lobed mouth. The seeds are protected by a fibrous hull or skin, which may be whitish to brown or black depending on the variety. 1000 seeds weigh some 4-8g. The seeds have a high oil content of *4-60%.
Sesame seeds add a nutty taste and a delicate, almost invisible, crunch to many Asian dishes. They are also the main ingredients in tahini (sesame seed paste) and the wonderful Middle Eastern sweet call halvah. They are available throughout the year.
Sesame seeds may be the oldest condiment known to man dating back to as early as 1600 BC. They are highly valued for their oil which is exceptionally resistant to rancidity. "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.

Types/Varieties: There are 3 types of sesame (and these include: White, Black and Brown/Mixed sesame seeds). However only two of these are majorly produced in Nigeria and these includes;
1. White/raw = Food-grade used in bakery industry. **-100% whitest grade seeds.
2. Brown/mixed = primarily oil-grade.
The White (Food Grade) seed is grown around the towns of Keffi, Lafia/Makurdi, Doma, and in Nassarawa, Taraba, and Benue States. It is easier to sort and the Fumani/Denin people consume sesame locally. The Brown/mixed grows in the North, in Kano State and in Jigawa State near Hadejia, and somewhat in the southern part of Katsina State.

Specifications
Features                                         % percentage
Oil content                                          *5-60% min
Impurities                                          0-2%max
Free fatty acid (FFA)                          1-2%max
Moisture content                                  6-9% max

Harvest: Harvesting begins in late December and continues through July. Each producing area stated in the next section below (Locations) has only one season.
Locations: The major producing areas in order of priority are Nasarawa, Jigawa and Benue States. Other important areas of production are found in Yobe, Kano, Katsina, Kogi, Gombe and Plateau States. The major marketing centers (towns and states) of sesame seeds in Nigeria.
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Uses: Most sesame is processed directly into oil by the grower or within the producing region, but can also be sold in various stages of processing, for various uses, such as meal, paste, confections, and bakery products.

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Company:New Haven Associates International Limited

Address:zone 6, dutse, Abuja, Nigeria,234

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