Report : Asia Pacific Sesame Seed Market to 2027 - Regional Analysis and Forecasts by Color (White, Black, Brown), Form (Raw/Whole Seed, Processed Seed), Application (Ready-to-Eat Food Products, Bakery Products, Confectionery, Cosmetics, Pet Food, Others) and Countries

Increasing Demand for Sesame Seed in Bakery and Confectionery Industry is projected to escalate Sesame Seed market growth at CAGR of 3.0%


Latest market study on “Asia-Pacific Sesame Seed Market to 2027 – Analysis and Forecast by By Color (White, Black, Brown), Form (Raw/Whole Seed, Processed Seed), Application (Ready-to-Eat Food Products, Bakery Products, Confectionery, Cosmetics, Pet Food, Others) and Geography” accounted for US$ 8,503.4 million in 2018 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 3.0% during 2019–2027 to reach US$ 11,105.7 million by 2027. The report highlights key driving factors and also the prominent players and their developments in the market.


The use of several types of oilseeds, including sesame seeds, in bakery products has gained popularity since the last few years. Moreover, the demand for sesame seeds for both for their nutritional and organoleptic characteristics is rising exponentially in several on-to-go bakery products such as bread, cakes, pastries, buns, and many others .Sesame seeds can be incorporated crushed or whole, or can be pressed to extract oil; the health benefits vary with the form in which they are added. Hulled sesame seeds (white) are largely used in bakery products such as bread, breadstick, candies, and cookies; these are also used as garnish on vegetables or pasta. Black sesame seeds impart crunchy texture and nutty flavor to final product. Manufacturers operating in the bakery industry use black sesame to get color contrast in their products.

Several types of bakery products are generally prepared from first-grade wheat flour, which contains nearly 11.6% protein and 73.3% carbohydrates. However, sesame seeds contain 1.7-times more protein than wheat flour, 1.6-times more non-starched polysaccharides, and 36-times more fats. Sesames seeds also have low carbohydrate contents (~17.8%), which is also further increasing their demand in several ready-to-eat low-carbohydrate bakery products.


The demand for sesame seeds is expected to increase in the region due to rising awareness about health benefits offered by sesame seeds. Also, the growth in demand of sesame-based bakery products, confectionery, cosmetics, and pet food is also driving the market growth in India. The sesame seeds manufacturers are expanding their production activities in countries such as China and Myanmar so as to meet the rising demands of sesame seeds in the region which is also expected to provide great opportunities for sesame seeds products’ manufacturers. Moreover, China Myanmar, and New Zealand are experiencing a growing demand for sesame seeds due to the increasing disposable incomes, growing urbanization, and rising demand for health beneficiary products. Apart from this, continuous research and development, coupled with the growing use of the latest technology for the cleaning sesame seeds, have led to the widespread adoption of sesame seeds.


The Asia-Pacific Sesame Seed market is concentrated with a few well-established players such asAccuraGroup, DhavalAgri Exports, Ethics Organic , Selet Hulling Plc , Shyam Industries , SunOpta Inc. and others.

Asia-Pacific Sesame Seed Market Breakdown-by Region, 2018

Asia-Pacific Sesame Seed Market Breakdown-by Region, 2018


The report segments the Asia-Pacific Sesame Seed Market as follows:

By Color

  • White
  • Black
  • Brown

By Form

  • Raw or Whole Seed
  • Processed Seed

By Application

  • Ready-to-Eat Food Products
  • Bakery Products
  • Confectionery
  • Cosmetics
  • Pet Food
  • Others

By Geography

  • Myanmar
  • India
  • China
  • Australia
  • New Zealand
  • Rest of APAC

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