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About Saffron

Saffron (pronounced /ˈsæfrən/ or /ˈsæfrɒn/) is a spice derived from the flower of Crocus sativus, commonly known as the "saffron crocus". The vivid crimson stigma and styles, called threads, are collected and dried for use mainly as a seasoning and colouring agent in food. Saffron has long been the world's most costly spice by weight.

 Its recorded history is attested in a 7th-century BC Assyrian botanical treatise, and has been traded and used for thousands of years. In the 21st century, Iran produces some 96% of the world total for saffron.

Persian Saffron
Saffron is a spice obtained from the dried stigma of the flower of saffron crocus (Crocus Sativus). Saffron is native to Iran and is considered as the world's most expensive spice.
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More than 96% of the worldwide saffron production comes from Iran. However, the share of Iranian saffron in the international market is about 70%.
Our Pakages of Persian Saffron
In Iran there are about 120 saffron processing and packaging enterprises of which about 70 are formal and 50 are informal. Most of these enter-prises only work in the domestic market and very few are exporters.
Furthermore, most of the exporting enterprises use very basic packag-ing, once at destination the product is repacked accordingly to the final customer requirement. Meanwhile, our company, as a top exporter, is able to supply the highest quality saffron with the best packaging to global markets.