Best saffron in the world and the price of saffron
The Afghan Saffron has been rated as best Saffron in the World (In 2016) for the third consecutive year by international institute based in Brussels.
The rating by International Taste and Quality Institute was given after collecting around 300 Saffron samples from around the world.
In this topic we are going to talk about the quality and the price of saffron.
Taste and Quality saffron
Founded in 2003, the International Taste and Quality Institute has been testing and recognizing different food products globally .
Afghan Saffron costs around $2,000 per kg and is exported to Europe, United States, and Gulf countries, carrying the ISO Certification mark.
Saffron in Afghanistan
The best saffron in the world is saffron in Afghanistan Ministry of Agriculture Irrigation and Livestock informed regarding an increase of 17 percent in the outcome of Saffron cultivation in the country.
4,000 kilograms of Saffron was produced in Afghanistan last year but the figure jumped to 4,675 kg this year with majority of this being produced in western Herat province.
The production of Saffron
Distribution of Saffron crocus bulbs, equipment and training 335 students on how to plant and collect Saffron, and as well the expert advisory have been identified as the main reasons for the increase, the ministry said.
Only one ounce of saffron spice needs a lot of efforts, tough labor and picking more than 7,000 purple saffron flowers. The flower’s red antenna or sargol saffron must be picked by hands individually and then dried in best conditions.
These procedures make saffron rare and make its mass production limited. Fortunately, only small amounts of saffron spice are required in cooking. It is also the most expensive spice in the world, weight for weight being worth more than gold and using it in any food make it a luxurious dish.
We recommend this saffron
The best saffron Saffron that has a good color, taste and smell.
Saffron has been tested in the laboratory.
Although the price of saffron is reasonable price wise.
It is good to know that all of our company’s saffron (Iranian saffron and Afghan saffron) have undergone laboratory testing.
Saffron King Business Company’s products have been tested in European laboratories and have a valid certificate of analysis.
How is the price of saffron so high?
If saffron is only an expensive spice, 1 gram of saffron has a lot of power in terms of taste, smell and color.
This means you only need a few saffron threads for your dishes.
You can make a paella dish 10 times with 1 gram of saffron.
As a result, this publication guarantees the quality of saffron and the price of using saffron is not too bad and you get a lot of delicious food in return!