This product is made by carefully grounding roasted organic JAS certified sesame. Enjoy the rich flavor of the sesame. The organic JAS mark is given to organic products that pass the following strict production standards. Crops that are grown in fields that have not used any prohibited pesticides or chemical fertilizers for at least 2 years before seeding and planting. Prohibited pesticides and chemical fertilizers are not used during cultivation. Genetic modification technology is not used.