Sesame King Tahini® Receives Non-GMO Verification for its Roasted and Light Roasted Pasteurized Tahini

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Sesame King Tahini Offers Retailers Seven Delicious Flavors of 100% Pure Pasteurized Ground Sesame Seed Tahini

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Sesame King Tahini, one of America’s fastest growing health brands announced today they have received verification by the Non-GMO Project for their Roasted and Light Roasted Tahini pastes. Participating in the Non-GMO Project Verification Program was a natural step for Sesame King Tahini, whose mission is to provide its customers with a healthy, nutritious and safe tahini that is as healthy as they are tasty. Sesame King Tahini paste come in seven delicious flavors that include Roasted, Light Roasted, Olive Oil, Garlic, Cajun, Honey and Chocolate. Each flavor is rich in proteins and vitamins, made with no additives or preservatives, peanut and tree nut free, Trans fat free, gluten free, Kosher Certified.

The Non-GMO Project is North America’s only independent verification organization for foods produced in accordance with its Standard for avoidance of genetically modified organisms (GMOs). The organization uses a process that combines on-site facility audits, document-based review and product testing to verify compliance with the standard at every level of the supply chain, from manufacturing facilities to ingredient suppliers. The Non-GMO Project shares the belief that everyone deserves an informed choice about whether or not to consume genetically modified organisms.

"We are absolutely thrilled to have both our Roasted and Light Roasted Tahini Non-GMO Project Verified. As a leading manufacturer of tahini, our never ending goal is to produce tahini products that taste great and provide consumers with a healthy food choice. Healthy is good. Healthy and tasty is fantastic,” said Emile D. Maroun, Jr., General Manager of Sesame King Tahini.

Sesame King Tahini pastes are made from 100% pure ground sesame seeds. The sesame seeds are shipped directly from the farms to their facility and are sifted, hulled, roasted and ground to perfection. Each Sesame King Tahini is all-natural, with a subtle, delightful aroma, rich with texture and delicious taste. Sesame King’s parent company, Sunshine International Foods mechanically hulls its sesame seeds, meaning no chemicals or hulling agents are used during the manufacturing process.

Sesame King Tahini pastes provide consumers with a powerful nutritional food choice that packs a kaleidoscope of superior flavors and the following healthier inclusions:

  • Tahini is richer in protein than milk, yogurt, almonds, cashews, hazelnuts, walnuts, soya, sunflower, wheat germ and pecan nuts.
  • Tahini contains natural lecithin which reduces blood fat levels and provides protection from environmental pollutants such as nicotine.
  • Tahini provides substantial amounts of many vitamins including Vitamin E, which slows the aging of body cells and helps maintain proper focusing of the eyes.
  • Tahini is also one of the best sources of Vitamin T (very few foods are). Vitamin T improves memory and concentration in combination with Phosphorous also present in Tahini, providing a potent brain and nerve food.

“We have seen an overwhelming response from retailers and consumers to the quality, superior taste and the health benefits that our tahini delivers. We are extremely excited that our Sesame King Tahini continues to grow nationwide,” said Maroun, Jr.

Sesame King Tahini pastes come in 16 oz. plastic jars and are available in the following seven delicious flavors:

Sesame King Roasted Tahini – This tahini flavor can be used for a variety of savory and sweet recipes. It’s the perfect complement for hummus, sauces, dressings and can really enhance the taste of any type of seafood, chicken or lamb dish. Eat straight from the jar for a healthy alternative to peanut butter. We guarantee you will become a true believer of the delicious taste of our Roasted Tahini.

Sesame King Light Roast Tahini – This tahini flavor is a fan favorite. Just the right amount of roasted flavor that is perfect for mixed green salads, cold noodle salads, as a marinade or as a mix for coleslaw. We guarantee you that our Light Roast Tahini will provide your foods with a sensational taste.

Sesame King Garlic Tahini – This tahini flavor is the perfect complement to an array of dishes and takes fish, chicken or lamb into the next stratosphere. We guarantee that our Garlic Tahini will add an authentic Middle Eastern essence to your favorite recipes.

Sesame King Olive Oil Tahini – This tahini flavor is perfect for those unique salads and sauces and is a true enhancer for roasted potatoes and vegetables. We guarantee that you will use our Olive Oil Tahini for almost anything.

Sesame King Cajun Tahini – This tahini flavor packs a powerful punch of pungent flavor and aroma that takes seafood, chicken or lamb to the next level. Try it as a topping or dip and see where its lands on your dipping meter. We guarantee you’ll love our Cajun Tahini.

Sesame King Honey Tahini – This tahini flavor delivers an irresistible flavor that is sure to tame the biggest sweet tooth and is the perfect healthy alternative to halvah. We guarantee your taste buds will love our Honey Tahini.
Sesame King Chocolate Tahini – This tahini flavor is so versatile and delicious it can be used as a dip, as a spread on toast, drizzle it on your favorite vegetables, or eat straight from the jar. We guarantee that our Chocolate Tahini is the best thing ever.

Sesame King Tahini scored an impressive 94 points out of 100 overall by the food industry’s Phil Lempert’s Supermarket Guru. Also, Sesame King Tahini recently entered into an agreement with SourceOne Sales & Marketing of New Hyde Park, NY to introduce its product line to retailers on a national level.

Sesame King Tahini can be purchased at Whole Food Markets, Market Basket and Restaurant Depots and many other fine markets and specialty health food stores or ordered online at http://www.sesameking.com.
About Us:

Founded in 1997, Sunshine International Foods, Inc. is a family owned and operated business that produces the highest quality Tahini pastes made in the United States. Sunshine International Foods, Inc. puts great importance on food safety and providing their customers with outstanding customer service. Sunshine International Foods, Inc. produces a branded line of 100% pure Sesame King Tahini pastes that come in seven delicious flavors including Light Roast, Roasted, Olive Oil, Honey, Garlic, Cajun and Chocolate. Each Tahini flavor is all natural, rich in proteins and vitamins, no preservatives, peanut free, Trans fat free, gluten free, Kosher Certified, Non-GMO (Roasted & Light Roasted) and is the only pasteurized Tahini available in today’s market. Sesame King Tahini pastes come in 16 oz. plastic jars and are available nationwide for chain supermarkets, independent supermarkets, specialty food stores and club stores. Sunshine International Foods, Inc. also offers 32 oz. plastic jars, 40 lb. pails, 450 lb. drums for foodservice operators and manufacturing use. For more information about Sunshine International Foods, Inc. call 978-837-3209 or e-mail at sales(at)sunshinefood(dot)com.

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