Sesame is one of the first oilseeds on the planet. Annual herbaceous plant Sesame vulgaris, or Sesame Indian, or Sesame oriental (Sesamum indicum). Small seeds can be white, yellow, brown or black in color. The largest producers of sesame are Burma, India, and Ethiopia. In its wild form, sesame grows in the tropical regions of South Africa. The plant is also cultivated in China, Korea, North America, Transcaucasia and southern Russia. 100 grams of the product contains 560-580 kCal.