One purchases tahini paste for use in hummus and other recipes from online retailers such as Amazon.com, Soap.com and FoodServiceDirect.com as well as from big box stores such as Walmart. Auction sites such as eBay.com also commonly feature listings for various brands of tahini paste.
Listings for tahini paste on Amazon.com contain a wealth of features that allow site users to understand the uses and quality of each product. In addition to pictures and descriptions provided by the manufacturer, product listings also contain customer reviews and a question and answer section. Customer reviews consist of both a one- to five-star satisfaction ranking and a written account of the customer's experience with the product. These review can also contain user pictures as well as videos to provide the most accurate depiction of the product possible. In the question and answer section, users are able to host interactive discussions about specific features of the product not covered in the description, such as taste or ease of use in specific recipes.
Walmart also offers user reviews for all listings on its website, though users are not required to purchase a product before writing a review. Users shopping on Walmart.com are able to choose from a variety of shipping methods, including an in-store pickup option where available.