North America

Topics: Sesame, Tahini, Halva Pages: 32 (738 words) Published: December 18, 2014
Trade With United States Compiled By Anudeep and Siva

Date : 12/12/14

Sepin Agro Industries pvt Ltd.
• An ISO 22000 certified and HACCP certified
company based in Mumbai, India which sells
selected, processed, Organic Sesame seeds in
India as well as International market.
• Strong partnership with farmers in Gujarat and
Andhra Pradesh who produce organic sesame
crops.
• Member of Agro food export council.

• We sell Black and hulled versions of sesame of
seeds for our customers.
• Our manufacturing plant includes state of the
art technology machinery to process our
products more efficiently.

HACCP ?
Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points
A systematic preventive approach to food
safety from biological, chemical and Physical
hazards in production process that can cause
the finished product to be unsafe, and designs
measurements to reduce.

Sesame ???
• Oldest seed oil to ever known to human !

Applications :
Cosmetics, medicinal, soap, lubricant and
FOOD !

Production of Sesame Analytics
• Sesame is drought-tolerant and is able to grow
where other crops fail.
• Sesame has one of the highest oil contents of
any seed. With a rich nutty flavour, it is a
common ingredient in cuisines across the
world.
• The world harvested about 3.84 million metric
tonnes of sesame seeds in 2010.

Sesame seed cookies and wafers, both
sweet and savoury, are popular in places
like Charleston, South Carolina. Sesame
seeds, also called benne, are believed to
have been brought into 17th century colonial
America by West African slaves. Since then,
they have become part of various American
cuisines.

US Customers
• Two long term customers are in contact at
present.
DIPASA Inc. ,Texas
Sunshine International Foods , Massachusetts

Products
• We ship colour sorted, size graded and
impurity free seeds to our customers.
• We have two segments of products
Black Sesame seeds
Hulled Sesame seeds
Grade
Original Other
Purity
colour
seeds
99/1

Min 99 pct

Max 1 pct

Min 99.97 pct

Packaging
• We follow best practices in packaging our end
products
HDPE/ Poly propelene (pp) Bags
Size according buyers requirement
(50/25/20) kg

Transport
• Shipment loading at Mumbai port and un loaded
at Charleston port(MSC, Maersk).
• As average time takes to reach destination port is
25 days, we make sure as quick deliver as
possible.
• We use DDP incoterm(2007 revision) in Bill of
Lading, which gives customer assurance.
• We have import duty of 6.4 percent to be paid at
destination port

• We have import duty of 6.4 percent to be paid
at destination port
• Price of shipping and handling, import and
export duty and others include in single fee.
• 1800 Bags of each 20kg is, come under less
than container loads (LCL), Which reduces
some fee.

Product Orders
• Hulled sesame $4000/ton
• Black sesame
$3000/ton
(we get each ton at $1999 from our farmers )
Order from US customers 30 ton Black and 6
ton Hulled.
30 ton = $90000
6 ton = $24000

Product Pricing
Cost of production = $114000
Includes Fixed, variable costs sales and marketing
Shipping and handling charges = $18000
Import duty 6.4 % =$7296

Total = $139296 approx 140k
Selling price to customers $240000
PROFIT = $100000

Yearly Profit Report on Export
120000
100000
80000
60000

in $

40000
20000
0

2012

2013

2014

Yearly Total Export sales
300000
250000
200000
150000

in $

100000
50000
0
2012

2013

2014

Future Potentials
• Scope of entering into the US market and
selling of product to small customers.
• Setup of sesame oil and tahini sauce
manufacturing units.
• Prime locations compiled are, Texas, Mass,
CA where Indian demography are much
concentrated and South Carolina which
consumes more sesame food.

Agri produce Business with US
• From India point of view slightly mess due to US
Farm bill, that which supports local...
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