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Sorghum

Sorghum is primarily a strong grass and has edible starchy seeds. Sorghum is a diverse crop and has many uses in different industries. In India sorghum is popularly known as Jowar, Cholam, or Jonna. The Sorghum exporter in India exports a huge quantity of

Global Market Demand

Sorghum is a major food crop in Africa and has many other uses as well. It is used as a food product, as hay and also as fodder. Sorghum is valued in hot and arid regions largely for its resistance to drought and heat. The Sorghum exporter in India exports good quality Sorghum to various parts of the world. The Sorghum import from India has thus seen a steady increase over the past few years.

Specification

Product Name Sorghum
Origin Northeastern Africa
Family Poaceae
Binomial name Sorghum bicolor

Ingredients

Nutrients Calories 316
Carbohydrate - 69g
Fiber - 6g
Minerals Magnesium
Iron
Copper
Phosphorous
Zinc
Potassium
Vitamins Vitamin B1
Vitamin B2
Vitamin B5
Vitamin B6
Protein 10g
Fats 3g

Uses & Benefits

Uses :

  • Sorghum is used as a food product. It is also used to make edible oil, starch, dextrose, and certain alcoholic beverages.
  • Sorghum is also used as hay and fodder. The stalks of the crop are used as fodder and building materials.
  • Sorghum is used to make brooms and brushes.
  • Sweet Sorghum is also used for syrup manufacture and in the production of ethyl alcohol for biofuel.