Watermelon Seeds

They are the whitish, black, brown seeds found inside a watermelon fruit (Citrullus vulgaris) and go through procedures of getting sprouted, shelled and dried.

It is grown in vast areas of land in the western region especially west and north Kordofan.

According to studies, watermelon seeds contain protein, vitamin B, magnesium, monounsaturated fats and polyunsaturated fats, which have been shown to reduce cholesterol levels, inflammation, risk for heart disease, and stroke. When roasted, they are served as a nutritional fiber-rich snack, they could be used as a non-conventional animal feed because the availability and low cost.

•    Purity: 99%
•    Moisture: Max 5.9 – 9%
•    Splits: 3 – 5 %
•    Protein: 37.4%
•    Oil content: 50 – 51 %
•    Admixture: 1%

Watermelon seeds types: Sudan has a variety of different sizes and colors of watermelon seeds.

Sadir Grade :
•    Size: between 8mm – 12mm
•    Color: brownish with 4% maximum other color seeds.
Farasha Grade:
•    Size: between 8mm – 12mm
•    Color: creamy with 4% max. other color seeds
Kashair Grade:
•    Size: between 10mm – 14mm
•    Color: white
Jumbo Grade.
•    Size: between 10mm – 14mm
•    Color: white


Packing and Export
Packing is done usually in 40 KG PP bags, and exported in 20 feet containers which will carry 18 metric tons.


PropertiesMin. LimitMax. Limit
Oil (%)47-
Protein (%)22-
Moisture (%)-6
Fiber (%)-3
Fatty acids-Oleic acid-3
Decorticated nuts-3

Packing and Export:

Packing is done in 50 KG PP bags, and exported in 20 feet containers which will carry 19 metric tons.

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