Sesame is a flowering plant n the genus Sesamum, also called benne. Numerous wild relatives occur in Africa and smaller number in India. It is widely naturalized in tropical regions around the world and is cultivated for its edible seeds, wich grow in pods or "buns".
Sesame seed is one of the oldest oilseed crops known, domesticated well over 3000 years ago.
Sesame has one of the hifhest oil contents of any seed. With a rich, nutty flavor, it is a common ingredient in cuisines across the world.
Many food manufacturers are using sesame seeds to produce oil and baking supplements. Here are some