Oil Seeds

Sesame seeds

Sesame seeds contain about 45 to 50 % of oil, which is primarily used for cooking and manufacturing perfumes & Medicines. India boasts of the largest area for Sesame cultivation and is also the largest producer of this crop accounting for nearly one- third of the world's total production. No doubt, India is the major exporter of the Sesame seeds and states like Gujarat, West Bengal & Tamil Nadu have been flourishing in the global export of Sesame Seeds.