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Sesame Seeds Harvesting Seasons: A guide to learn when and where to source your sesame.

Global Sesame Seeds Supply

Sesame seeds are one of the world’s oldest oilseed crops, having been domesticated more than 3000 years ago. The seeds are found in pods or buns, and they have become naturalized in tropical areas all over the world. Seeds come in a range of colours, including white, yellow, black, and red, depending on the cultivar.  The […]

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Peanuts Harvesting Seasons: A guide to learn when and where to source peanuts.

Map of Peanuts Worldwide Supply

Peanuts, same as beans and peas, are members of the legume family. Peanut harvest time is 90 to 110 days after planting for boiling types and 130 to 150 days after planting for roasting varieties (source). Peanuts may be cultivated once or twice (depending on region) to control broadleaf weeds and grasses. Under the perfect […]

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INTERNATIONAL LOGISTICS: Container Capacity – how much a container can fit?

How many Metric Tones fit in a container

When importing or exporting goods to international markets, freight transportation seems to be one of the most cost-effective solutions. For such purposes, shipping containers are used to pack the goods. But for people in the industry the main question of “How much of product can I fit in a container?” may not have a clear and simple answer.   As traders […]

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HIBISCUS FLOWER – Ancient remedy with a contemporary flavour. Uses and benefits

Dried Hibiscus Flower -TOSK Global

Hibiscus flowers are large colourful flowers that blossom from a hibiscus plant. Besides being a great decorative addition to a garden, these flowers have medicinal uses as well and a strong and tasty flavour. The dried leaves and flowers are turned into teas and liquid extracts that can help cure a range of conditions, as […]

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CASHEW NUTS – 13 Cashew Nut Products and Their Uses

Cashew nuts and cashew shell products and uses

Nowadays, people around the world demanding more quality and variety of food products and companies have been innovating more options for their customers. Years ago, cashew nuts were mostly used as a plain nut for consumption. On the other hand, today we can find different types of products derived from cashew. Recently, cashews have become […]

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COCOA BEANS – Derived products, uses, benefits and opportunities

Cocoa beans and Chocolate

Cocoa is the key ingredient for the manufacturing of chocolate and chocolate confections, such as candy bars, boxed or bulk chocolates, many types of cookies and cakes. The chocolate manufacturing industry is one of the biggest, especially in the European continent. Cocoa being a versatile product, is used in various industries, for the production of […]

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CHARCOAL – Fuel, cosmetics and more. Uses and benefits

Charcoal Uses, TOSK Image

When we think about charcoal, probably the first idea coming up is barbecue, isn’t it? Nevertheless, nowadays the industries have been using charcoal to produce many types of products not only related to cooking. Charcoal can be extremely useful and the charcoal market is growing fast due to the fact that we already know how […]

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SESAME SEEDS and Sesame Oil – How industries use them

Sesame seeds

Sesame is one of the oldest cultivated plants in the world grown for edible oil mainly supplied by countries in Latin America, Asia and Africa; Nigeria being the main supplier in that last continent. Sesame seeds have many potential health benefits and have been used in folk medicine for thousands of years. They may protect […]

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GINGER VERSATILITY – Types, Uses and Benefits

In recent time, people’s demand has shifted to organic products because of their rich nutrients and health benefits. Ginger is one of the roots that have a great list of positive components, therefore used by different cultures as an essential part of their diets and personal care. Today, we would like to share some of […]

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