Ethiopian Sesame – Production and Potential

  • Due to its importance as a major export commodity the area coverage and production has increased in the last consecutive years
  • There is an enormous potential to expand sesame seed production in Ethiopia through cultivation of additional new land.
  • Despite the traditional way of farming yields for oilseeds are on the viagra online canada same level as other producing countries.
  • The government is enhancing the investment in the oilseeds sector with an extended package of incentives.
  • Hence with the transfer of technology and the provision of inputs, the increment of production and yield will be achieved strongly.
  • Availability of Virgin fertile new areas which can be cultivated on large scale + cheap and abundant labor are the key indicators of the future potential.

Ethiopian Sesame Seeds

Ethiopia is one of the leading sesame seed producer and exporter countries in the world. China, India and Ethiopia are the top three sesame seeds producing country in the world. While China and India are the top consumer for sesame seed, Ethiopia exports almost all of its products to the rest of the world. Ethiopian Whitish Humeral Sesame Seed is the world leading brand for its high quality. It is produced in the fertile low land of North Western part of Country. The other major brand next to humeral sesame seed is whitish Wollega Sesame Seeds. It is produced in the South Western part of the Country.

We offer the Humera type of sesame, which is known to be a premium variety. Native to the Humera district in northwest Ethiopia, it is prized for its white color, large size and special sweet, nutty taste

Whitish Humera Type

This has a good demand in the world market & known for its top quality. Also used as a reference for grading in the international market. It has similar smaller proper size and whiter in color, whitish sesame seeds, very good natural whitish color, new crop, well machine cleaned purity min 99%, oil content min 48%, moisture max 6%, free from any kind of infestation etc

Wollega Type

Whitish sesame seeds wollega type, usually it is suitable for oil crashing, machine cleaned min 98.5% pure, oil content min 51%, moisture max 6%, free from any kind of infestation etc.

Nutrition Facts

  • Serving Size: 100gm
  • Amounts per servings
  • Calories 573
    Calories from Fat 420
  • % Daily Values*
  • Total Fat 50 g
  • Saturated fat 7 g
  • Polyunsaturated fat 22 g
  • Monounsaturated fat 19 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Sodium 11 mg
  • Potassium 468 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 23 g
  • Dietary fiber 12 g
  • Sugar 0.3 g
  • Protein 18 g
  • Vitamin A
    Vitamin C
  • Calcium
  • Vitamin D
    Vitamin B-6
  • Vitamin B-12
  • *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet.
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