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Sesame seeds: demand leaves much to be desired

November 3, 2022 at 4:56 PM , Der AUDITOR
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NEW DELHI. Rain damage leads to lower demand for the new crop, and the lack of demand from overseas puts additional pressure on prices.

Rain damage makes goods less attractive

In the Indian sesame seed market, traders are reluctant to buy goods of the new crop. Rains had damaged parts of the plants still standing in the fields and buyers are not interested in sesame seeds that have considerable defects. According to market players, only 15-20% of the crop is suitable for processing into oil, which is why oil mills are also holding back on purchases.

Traders expect prices to remain at the current level - with slight fluctuations - until the end of the year. Experts do not expec

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