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About Saffron


Saffron is the aromatic dried stigmas of a purple-flowered crocus (Crocus sativus). Widely consumed as a traditional flavor for thousands of years, saffron, and saffron petals have found other usages in cosmetics, pharmaceutical, coloring fabric, perfumery, and beverage industries. Considered as the world’s most expensive spice, saffron’s value is volatile due to its labor-intensive harvesting process and significant health benefits of even small amount.

Persian Saffron

Saffron, as the most precious spice, is gaining more and more popularity, all over the world. Different types of Iranian saffron, which is mainly cultivated in Southern and Razavi Khorasan provinces of Iran, consist more than 90 percent of world’s saffron supply. As saffron is originated in Iran, Super Negin, Negin, Sargol, Poushal/Filament , Powder and Konj emerged into the market as Persian saffron. In recent years, more than 54 countries such as the UAE, Spain, Hong Kong, China, Afghanistan, Germany, Switzerland, and India have been the export destinations for Iran’s saffron.

Saffron Production Process

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Types of Saffron

super neign saffron

Super Negin

Super Negin is the most potent and finest saffron type in the world. Super Negin, as the highest quality and luxurious saffron type, only includes long-flat and tick stigmas, without the yellow styles. Super Negin Saffron has the longest stigmas and the best appearance of all types.
Negin saffron


Negin Iranian saffron is placed in second standing in terms of quality. There is no difference between Negin and Super Negin other than its stigma length and physical appearance. Notably, Negin Saffron coloring power is higher than 220 usp.
Sargol Saffron


Sargol saffron is shorter in size in comparison to Negin Type. In pure Sargol, the style is totally removed from red stigmas. Sargol Saffron and Negin saffron are alike in terms of quality and coloring power. Sargol saffron derives from Poushal or filaments saffron.
Poushal Saffron

Poushali or Filaments

Poushal Iranian saffron, or Filaments, includes red color stigmas with 1-10 mm long creamy style. Farmers can yield about 1kg of Poushal from 80-100 kg of the saffron crocus flower. Depending on stigma size and thickness, Poushal or Filaments have less coloring power ...
bunch saffron


Bunch Saffron, or locally known as Dasteh or Dokhtar-Pich, has a lower coloring power than All Red and Poushal Types. The reason is that bunch type associates with a lot of yellow styles attached to small stigmas, all threads wrapped like a cluster. The more style it contains, the less expensive it becomes in the market.
Powder Saffron

Ground Or Powder

Powder saffron, or ground, is the saffron stigmas in a powdered way. Saffron powder is made of saffron stigmas, which have been dried and ground. Even if you have saffron threads, you can use mortar or pestle to make saffron powder. Saffron powder can be easily used instead of saffron threads.
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    SunLand offers saffron products, from saffron stigmas to saffron petals for different culinary and industrial uses. SunLand accepts inquiries for bulk packaging and consumer packaging (retail sales) for different purposes. SunLand consumer packaging are classy and fashionable, making them a good choice as Iranian saffron gifts or souvenirs.
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