Sesame seeds are one of the most popular and healthy seeds that are primarily grown in Asia Pacific region. In Asia Pacific region India is known as sesame seeds large-scale production and export destination. Organic sesame seeds are small flat creamy white seeds in appearance with the outer husk removed (hulled). Organic sesame seeds are used for producing cooking oils used in variety of food products. They are also used in baking industries for products such as baked snacks, bun decoration. Organic sesame seed contains oil-soluble and water-soluble antioxidants such as sesamin, sesaminol, sesamolin, and sesaminol glucosides that are essential ingredients for better health. Organic sesame oil is also used to make soaps and margarines, along with garnishing various cuisines in Japan. In many food products, organic sesame seed oil is used as a preservative for extending the shelf-life of the products. In western countries, organic sesame seeds are primarily used in confectionery. Organic sesame seeds oil is refined and used extensively in cosmetics worldwide.

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Geographically, the global organic sesame seed industry can be divided by major regions which include North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa. Globally, among Asia Pacific region India, Myanmar and China are the dominating countries in the organic sesame seed market as a result of being the leading producers of organic sesame seed. As a result of changing lifestyle coupled with the rise in ready-to-eat products, has strengthened the usage of organic sesame seed in various food applications and hence global organic sesame seed market is projected to expand significantly over the forecast period.

Increasing demand for organic sesame seed in various food products, bakery products, animal feed products, cosmetics, and medicines is key driving factors for growth of global organic sesame seed market. As a result of high-source of protein presence in organic sesame seed, the demand for animal feed products is increasing significantly in poultry and livestock globally. As a result of presence of high levels of calcium and protein in tahini (paste of raw sesame seed), which is used in various food products, the demand for whole organic sesame seeds is significantly increasing over the forecast period.

Some of the key players identified across the value chain of the global Organic sesame seed market include SHYAM INDUSTRIES, Selet Hulling PLC, Dhaval Agri Exports, Dipasa USA, Inc., SARVODAY NATURAL, ETICO,Accura Group, Fuerst Day Lawson, SunOpta, and Bishnoi trading corporation.