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Sesame seeds: attractive prices in Africa

July 9, 2020 11:40 AM, Der AUDITOR
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NEW DELHI. The attractive prices in the producing countries in Africa have prompted sesame seed processors in India to continue importing, despite the rise in production. Natural sesame seeds, 98/2, 99% purity from Mozambique are, for instance, trading at...

...USD 1.03 per kg CFR for imports to India. Prices in Uganda range nominally higher at USD 1.08 per kg and Sudan Red seeds at USD 1.03 per kg. Sesame seeds from Brazil are also very attractive for importers in India with prices ranging at USD 1.09 per kg CFR India.

Sesame seeds

Type, Origin


98/2, 99% purity, Mozambique


98/2, 99% purity, Uganda


98/2, 99% purity, Sudan Red


98/2, 99% purity, Brazil


CFR India

Enquiries stabilise market

An uptick in buying in Europe has prevented further price declines in India. White sesame seeds are trading in a firm, but on a low level. Black sesame seeds are, however, trading around USD 0.07per kg lower since last week at USD 2.18 per kg.

Sesame seeds, India



Hulled, 99.95%


Natural, 99.95%


Black, 99.95%


CIF Hamburg

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for sesame seeds, peeled, mechanically dried, 99.95% purity
- Price chart for sesame, unpeeled, 99.95% purity - other price charts

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