Scientific name: Sesamum indicum
Description: Sesame has one of the highest oil content, and is largely used in the food, medical and cosmetic industries. In its application in the kitchen, we can use sesame to prepare breads, cookies, salads, dishes with rice, pasta, meat or vegetables,
sweets or tahini (creamy paste derived from this seed). In addition, we can obtain sesame oil (very present in Asian cuisine) ideal for dressing salads. Sesame is a gluten-free seed, rich in: Vitamins (B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B9, E, K), minerals (calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, sicilium, iron or iodine), fiber, antioxidants,
vegetable proteins, and healthy fats.
Varieties: White confectionery (hand-harvested): organic and conventional; Confectioner black (hand-harvested): organic and conventional; Machined White (Machine Harvested)
Cultivation process: Manual, Mechanized.