Several hundred thousand tonnes
More and more supplies from the summer crop are arriving in the various trading markets from the Indian growing regions. Prices have been noticeably lower this week and with new supplies arriving regularly in the coming weeks, market players believe further downward corrections are possible.
Gujarat traditionally harvests the most sesame seeds in the summer months, while other growing regions such as Andhra Pradesh only bring in large quantities in the autumn. While the market was worried that heavy rains might have affected t