- The Sesame Seeds Market is projected to witness high growth during the forecast period.
- The personal care segment is anticipated to grow at the highest rate during the forecast period.
- Asia-Pacific is expected to dominate the global Sesame Seeds Market owing to the large production of sesame seeds in the region.
Sesame Seeds Market (Sesamum indicum L.), otherwise known as sesamum or benniseed, is a member of the family Pedaliaceae. They are known as one of the most ancient oilseeds to mankind and play an important role in human nutrition. These seeds are majorly used for oil extraction and edible purposes.
Sesame seeds are produced on a large scale in India, China, Myanmar, Uganda, and Nigeria. They help in improving metabolism, enhancing digestive health, and maintaining blood pressure. Thus, considering these factors, the Sesame Seeds Market is projected to witness high growth during the forecast period.
The global Sesame Seeds Market has been segregated, by category, into organic and conventional. The conventional segment is expected to garner major share in the global Sesame Seeds Market owing to the easy availability and lower prices of conventional sesame seeds as compared to other oilseeds. However, the organic segment is anticipated to project a higher CAGR during the forecast period due to the rising inclination of consumers toward organic products.
The high protein content and antioxidant activity of sesame seeds categorizes it as a superfood and plays a vital role in various dishes. The personal care segment is anticipated to grow at the highest rate during the forecast period. The significant increase in demand for sesame seeds in the personal care industry is due to their vitamin B12 (Cobalamin) content, which helps maintain skin health. Additionally, vitamin B3 (niacinamide) in sesame aids in treating acne by soothing the inflamed and red areas during acne breakouts.
Some of the key players in the global Sesame Seeds Market are Shyam Industries (India), Selet Hulling PLC (Ethiopia), Dipasa USA Inc (US), SunOpta, Inc. (Canada), Samruddhi Organic Farm (India) Private Limited (India), Orienco (France), Shiloh Farms (Pennsylvania), VM Trading GmbH (Germany), Hartmann & Popp (GmbH & Co. KG) (Germany), and Wholefood Earth (UK).
The global Sesame Seeds Market has been segmented on the basis of region into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Rest of the World.
Asia-Pacific is expected to dominate the global Sesame Seeds Market owing to the large production of sesame seeds in the region. Countries such as India and China are major consumers of sesame seeds products, as these seeds find their application in various regional food preparations.
The markets in Europe and Rest of the World are expected to grow at a rapid pace due to the surging consumption of sesame seeds in the regions.