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Sesame seeds: Ethiopia is among the top producers and suppliers of sesame seeds in the world market. Ethiopian sesame seed has important potential on the world market because it produces high quality seed varieties that are suitable for wide range of application that are well known on the world market. The types of Ethiopian sesame seeds are Whitish Humera Type and Wollega Type.


Whitish Humera type:

Whitish Humera type is known for its top quality and has a bid demand in the world market. It is used as a reference for grading in the international market.  The Humera type is also appreciated worldwide for its aroma and taste.


  • Purity: 99% min.
  • Admixture: 1% max.
  • Acidity: not be excessive.
  • Oil content: 50% min.
  • Moisture: 7% max
  • FFA: 2% max
  • Color: white
  • Impurities: not exceed 3%.
  • Free from infestation and alive weevils
  • Fit for human consumption


 Strong new PP bags 50Kgs depending on customers need and one twenty feet container packs about 19 -20 Metric tons.


Wollega Type:

Wollega type sesame seeds are the mixed/brownish coloured variety which comes from Wollega region. The Wollega type sesame seeds have a competitive advantage for edible oil production because of its high oil content.


  • Purity: 98.5% min
  • Admixture: 1.5% max
  • Oil content: 52% max
  • Moisture: 10% max
  • FFA: max 2%
  • Acidity: Not be excessive.
  • Free from infestation and alive weevils
  • Fit for human consumption


Strong new PP Bags 50Kgs depending on customers need, one twenty feet container packs about 19 to 20 Mt.

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