India is one of the leading producers of wide variety of sesame seeds ranging from red sesame, black sesame to white sesame. Sesame seeds are used for direct consumption in various food items. Different variety of sesame seeds have different proportion of oil content varying from 40-50%. Sesame seeds are majorly supplied in domestic and international markets for oil extraction. Produced during khariff andrabi season the sesame seeds are available throughout the year and are the oldest condiment that is being consumed by humans. Sesame seeds are an excellent source of copper, manganese, calcium, magnesium, iron, phosphorus, vitamin B1, zinc, molybdenum, selenium, and dietary fiber. Sesame seeds are consumed widely by vegetarian as it is rich in vitamin E. Its consumption is beneficial for reduction of cholesterol, prevention of high blood pressure, reduction in pain, swelling in case of rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, migraine, stroke colon cancer and calcium loss. Sesame oil is known for its resistance to rancidity.
Sesame seeds supplied and exported by Keshavam International have delicate crunch and rich taste to it. We supply and export both white and black sesame seeds procured from Gujarat, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra and Rajasthan. Black sesame seeds are thought to have more medicinal properties as they have higher levels of antioxidants. Both types of sesame seeds have a special place in Ayurveda and Chinese tradition. We ensure that seeds supplied by us meet US FDA and ASTA quality standards.