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Sesame seeds: India loses market share in the EU

April 7, 2022 at 3:46 PM , Der AUDITOR
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NEW DELHI. Due to possibly lower yields, the Indian sesame seed crop in Gujarat might not exceed significantly despite larger acreages. A lack of demand ensures largely stable prices. The latest EU import data, meanwhile, show how sharply India's sesame seed shipments plummeted last year.

Demand remains absent

Although the supply of high quality goods in the Indian sesame seed market is limited, prices were again adjusted slightly downwards. Compared to last week, Indian sesame seeds are offered at around USD 20/mt cheaper. White sesame seeds are hardly in demand, both in the domestic market and from overseas there are almonst no enquiries at the moment. Compared to other origins, Indian sesame seeds are also significantly more expensive at the moment; for example, according to market players, sesame seeds from Nigeria&n

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