Natural Black Sesame Seeds

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The difference between white sesame seeds and black sesame seeds is that white sesame seeds are hulled and black sesame seeds are not. Since they have the hulls, black sesame seeds are known to be richer in calcium and are also a tad more bitter than white sesame seeds and are a bit crispier.

Sesame is the oldest oilseed crop known to humanity. There are thousands of different types of wild species of sesame that grow in warmer climates around the world. The latin name for the cultivated type of sesame is Sesamum indicum. Sesame is tolerant to drought-like conditions with little farming support, however, yields are much lower in conditions of excessive drought or excessive moisture. The sesame seeds themselves are protected by a capsule that only bursts when the seeds are completely ripe.  After harvesting, the seed are cleaned.

The average macros composition for a 100 gram serving is 5% water, 23% carbs (including 12% dietary fiber), 50% fat and 18% protein. Sesame seeds are rich in several B vitamins (B1, B2, B3 and B6) as well as the dietary miners iron, magnesium, calcium, phosphorous and zinc. Black sesame seeds are a common ingredient in Far Eastern dishes such as tong sui from Canton in China and sushi in Japan.


Moisture:  ≤ 10%
Purity:  ≥ 99.95%


  • Organic
  • Kosher
  • Vegan
  • Naturally Non GMO
  • Stored in a SQF Certified Facility
  • GloryBee is FSMA Compliant


The shelf life of these sesame seeds is dependent on storage conditions and is highly variable.  They should be stored under cool, dry conditions and in a humidity controlled environment.  When stored under optimum conditions, the shelf life is 24 months from the date of manufacture.
Note: The specifications listed above are averages only. For information on specific lots, please request via our sales department.