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Sesame seeds: limited demand

September 15, 2020 10:13 AM, Der AUDITOR
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NEW DELHI. Market players report that demand is rather subdued for natural sesame seeds in India. Buyers are clearly more interested in hulled seeds. China prefers to...

...conduct purchases in Africa and in Pakistan. Abundant supplies are also said to be stored at the ports. Pesticide issues have prevented Japan from importing from India for some time now and buyers in Turkey prefer to purchase natural sesame seeds in Nigeria and in Sudan.

Damage still to be assessed

Rain is still preventing accurate crop estimates and assessments of the damage in India. The fields are currently being surveyed and more details should emerge within a week. As much as 40% of black sesame seed production is said to be damaged in Gujarat. An ar

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