Sead Foods


Find the answers to our most asked questions here


What is sesame butter?

Sesame butter is made from sesame seeds which have been stone-ground to create a silky-smooth creamy consistency! Another name for sesame butter is tahini.

Is your Original sesame butter the same as tahini?

Yes! Our Original sesame butter is made from just 100% stone-ground sesame seeds.

How is your sesame butter different to tahini on the supermarket shelf?

Our sesame butter has a silky-smooth texture, and it is lighter in consistency and super creamy. It also has much less oil separation and bitterness.

Find out how we make our sesame butter here

How can I eat sesame butter?

Our sesame butter can be whipped into dips and dressings, stirred into porridge oats, slathered on toast, baked into sweet treats, or drizzled over just about anything! Savoury or sweet, sesame butter works great in both! It is a super creative and versatile ingredient, check out our recipe page for inspiration here

Is your sesame butter Organic?

We do not currently hold an Organic certificate for our sesame butter (we’re working on it). However our sesame seeds are organically grown, and all other ingredients in the butters are certified Organic, except honey.

What are the allergens in your sesame butters?

Sesame seeds. Unfortunately we cannot guarantee our sesame butter does not contain nut traces.

Our sesame butters are gluten-free and suitable for celiacs.

Are your sesame butters suitable for vegetarians / vegans?

All of our products are suitable for vegetarians and most are vegan friendly too. The only one not suitable for vegans is Honey Sesame Butter.

Is sesame butter healthy?

Yes, sesame seeds pack a big nutritional punch!

✔ High in plant-based protein

✔ Source of fibre

✔ High in healthy, unsaturated fats

✔ Full of omega 3 + 6

✔ Packed with essential minerals


Each 30g of hulled sesame seeds contains:

⇝ Protein: 8.7g / Carbs: 2.7g / Sugar: 0g

⇝ Omega 3: 120mg / Omega 6: 2.7g

⇝ Fibre: 12% RDA / B1: 19% RDA

⇝ Iron: 10% RDA / Copper: 46% RDA

⇝ Magnesium: 25% RDA

⇝ Zinc: 18% RDA

⇝ Calcium: 25% RDA

Do you use palm oil in any of your products?

No! There is absolutely no palm oil in our sesame butters.

Do your sesame butters contain sugar?

We try to keep the sugar content as low as we can without compromising on taste:  


Original Sesame Butter - no added sugar, just 100% sesame seeds!

Honey Sesame Butter - we sweeten using blossom honey

Chocolate Sesame Butter - we add organic unrefined cane sugar

Caramel Sesame Butter - we add organic coconut blossom nectar and organic unrefined cane sugar

Is sesame butter an environmentally-friendly food?

Yes! Sesame plants are a very undemanding species which thrive in arid climates, using far less water per acre than nut trees, and require a simple soil to grow.

Our sesame fields grow free from harsh pesticides and other unnatural chemical compounds.

Is your packaging recyclable?

Yes, our butters are housed in 100% recyclable packaging. We use glass jars and are committed to avoiding plastics as much as possible.

Our cardboard boxes and paper bubble wrap are made from 100% recycled biodegradable materials, and are 100% recyclable too.

How long do your products last?

Once open we recommend consuming within 2 months.

How do I store sesame butter?

Store in a cool, dry place out of direct sunlight such as a cupboard. Sesame butter prefers not to be refrigerated.


Do you ship internationally?

We don’t currently ship internationally from our site, but you can email us at to arrange an order!

How can I track my parcel?

You will receive an email confirming when your order has been dispatched. The order should then arrive within 1-3 working days on Standard Delivery. If you don’t receive your parcel in this time please contact us at

How do I use a promo code?

If you have a promo code you will be able to enter it at checkout!

I want to change my order – what can I do?

Unfortunately you cannot amend your order once it has been placed. If you drop us an email at as soon as you can, we may be able to manually change it, if it has not yet been dispatched.

Can I return my Sead order and get a refund?

We really hope you love your order, but if for some reason you change your mind and want to send something back we will accept returns for up to 30 days. Providing we receive the product in its original condition, we'll issue you a full refund.


Which shops can I find Sead in?

Go to our stockists page HERE to find our key stockists!

I am a shop / cafe / distributor and I’m interested in stocking Sead - how can I get more information?

We’d love to chat to you about stocking Sead! Please send us an email at

Who can I contact about a media or marketing enquiry?