The opportunities for sesame are seemingly endless – a variety of food products including raw sesame seeds, oil, tahini, ground sesame; nutraceuticals; pharmaceuticals; cosmeceuticals; and sesame meal as stock feed. Add the recent introduction of new high-quality, high-yielding, non-dehiscing sesame varieties that can be mechanically harvested to the mix and it is clear why there is newfound enthusiasm for the Australian sesame industry.