The best saffron global market
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Saffron is a perennial plant from the genus Iris, with underground stems that emerge from two onions.
Its bulbs are hard and covered with thin, brown membranes.
The part used in this plant is the end area of the cream and its stigma, which is bought and sold under the name of saffron. Iran, especially Khorasan, often produces the best saffron in the world.
Saffron plant has many health properties due to its abundant minerals and vitamins. saffron taste like a sweet taste and very joyful.
saffron taste notes have different types, each of which has a specific taste.
Is saffron expensive than gold?
When the saffron flower is picked and the orange flags inside it are separated and dried, 450 grams cost up to $ 1,500.
Thus, saffron can be considered the most expensive spice in the world.
It is interesting to know about saffron that in order to prepare 450 grams of saffron, it is necessary to separate the flags of 170,000 saffron flowers by hand.
Therefore, it can be said that the main reason for the high price of saffron is the need to employ several workers to harvest it.
Saffron is a small, perennial plant 10 to 30 cm tall and has 6 purple petals that in some cases may be purple.
Saffron is used as a flavoring for food as well as for dyeing fabrics, it is also widely used as a painkiller in traditional medicine. Each gram of saffron costs $ 7.
Global market of The best saffron
Annually, 380 tons of saffron is exported to different countries of the world. Countries importing Iranian saffron usually buy bulk saffron and then package and market it under their own name, which is why the name of Iranian saffron is pale.
India and Afghanistan, which are importers of saffron, offer low quality saffron under the name of Iranian saffron.
Many traders mix different types of saffron for more profit than sales and then package and supply it.
By branding our country’s saffron, we must globalize the name of Iran, which is the largest producer and exporter of saffron.
Existence of some problems such as bulk saffron export, lack of brand and inappropriate marketing has caused the decline of Iran’s export position in global statistics.
The price of saffron in world markets is not comparable to the price of saffron in Iran.
Saffron is mostly exported in kilograms because it is not economical to buy low-volume saffron, so the difference between the price of low-volume and high-volume saffron is $ 100 to $ 300 per kilogram.