The word “Saffron” is particularly linked to Iran (especially Khorasan province). Iran harvests about 90% of the world’s production of saffron and is the biggest exporter of Saffron in the world, before Spain and India. Persian saffron (Iran saffron) is a natural spice also called Red Gold. It is globally known for its incomparable quality, glamorous fragrance, pleasant flavor, and magical coloring strength. Saffron usage is in the manufacture of food products, pharmaceutical and chemical and the cultivation and production constraints which make saffron the most expensive spice in the world. The scientific name for saffron is Crocus Sativus. MGT is supplying all grades of saffron including All red (Sargol) saffron, Mancha (Poushal) saffron and Bunch (Dasteh) saffron as well as saffron powder. Please contact us to have more information about different saffron packing and daily saffron prices.
Saffron or Zafferan, which is a Persian name, is renown as mostly valuable spices worldwide owing to its high amount of Medical properties and impressive benefits. Garment Restaurants makes the best use of Saffron threads in their foods due to its smooth, fresh smell and brilliant flavor. A pinch of saffron is usually added to a cup of boiling water then being dissolved until its hue spreads then scattered on Rice. In countries like Iran, Saffron threads are also added in Syrups. Other usages of Saffron including in ice-creams, Drinks, sweet dishes either as a flavoring base or color are worth of mentioning. Regardless of unique features of Saffron mentioned above, Saffron Extracts even come into use for Fragrance of Perfumes and as a dye for cloth. Saffron is Stigma, in other words it is threads of a flower so-called Crocus. This exotic Plant cultivated around the world predominantly in Asian Countries like Iran, holds extremely effective features, that’s why it makes Saffron a costly spice in comparison to other Spices. Iran is main saffron producer and saffron exporter. It is worthwhile to mention that Crocus Plant basically grows about 15 up to 20 cm in height and bears lavender colored flower during each season which lasts from October until November. As a matter of the facts, each flower of Saffron consists of a very thin stalk connecting to Stigmas, all these stages lead to the formation of Saffron as wealthy spice in the World. The harvesting time of Saffron is assumed to be the early hours in the morning so as to separate the Stigmas and let them dry and pack for marketing several uses can be attributed to Saffron which adds distinctive flavor and hue to various recipes.