Gourmetia Saffron from Afghanistan
Saffron Threads in Premium Quality / Quality Category I (ISO 3632- Pure Natural Farming
In just a few years, the Afghan saffron has been recognized
as the best saffron in the world in terms of its quality for the
eighth consecutive year. The best climatic conditions provide a special high colouring strength and a unique fragrance.
Saffron is a spice derived from the flower of Crocus sativus.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 costliest spice by weight.
Saffron's taste and fragrance result from the phytochemicals picrocrocin and safranal. It also contains a carotenoid pigment, crocin, which imparts a rich golden-yellow hue to dishes and textiles.
- Deep red saffron threads premium quality (quality category I - ISO 3632-2)
- Awarded by the International Taste & Quality Institute in Brussels as the saffron with the highest quality in the world
- Free of colorings, flavor enhancers or artificial aromas
No additives / preservatives / anti-caking agents
Storage: Store in cool dry place away from sunlight
This product does not contain any genetically modified material or derivatives of genetically modified material.
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