Cultivating Opportunity: Growing Africa’s Sesame Potential with MSC’s Solutions


Cultivating Opportunity: Growing Africa’s Sesame Potential with MSC’s Solutions


As one of the most popular ingredients around the world, sesame is a valued product. The seed is used for in recipes from all around the world, but that’s not all. Sesame oil, made by pressing the seeds, is used in cosmetics and industry, among other uses. MSC is proud to work alongside African sesame exporters to transit their goods all over the world.

MSC operations in Cameroon, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, and Togo, work extensively to connect sesame producers with the world. With demand coming from all over, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and North America, the global MSC network ensures door-to-door intermodal connections wherever the final destination is.

Our local experts use their knowledge of the commodity value chain for sesame in combination with our strong intermodal networks to set up the optimal transportation solutions for our customers. We work with each customer to make sure their needs are met and find the best way to get their cargo from starting point to destination.

As your partner for sesame transportation, MSC brings:

  • Dedicated teams with local knowledge and sesame expertise
  • Tailored logistics solutions to customers’ needs
  • Intermodal solutions
  • Regular trade services from Africa to Asia, North America, and Europe
  • Fast and reliable transit times
  • 24/7 container availability and customer support
  • Flexible options to account for seasonal fluctuations

Contact your local MSC representatives if you’re interested in learning more about MSC and sesame transport.

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