||Small reusable containers
1g & 10g
||1 unit either size
|Qty Per Box
||1g = 12 units / 10g = 12 units
Gohar Saffron is the biggest exporter of Iranian saffron
all over the world. They export more than 10 tonnes of saffron each year, 85%
of which goes to Europe. In 2011, GOHAR SAFFRON was chosen as the Iran's
Premier exporter of the year for the fifth time in a row.
Quality saffron consists of
long, bright red stigmas. In the beginning of the season, saffron has the
desired colouring strength, taste and bitterness. As the days pass, gradually
the colour and taste of saffron decrease and its fragrance and aroma increase. The
easiest method to recognize pure saffron is to add it to some water. The pure
and real saffron will make the water yellow but unreal saffron makes it orange
In foods, saffron is used as a spice, yellow food colouring,
and as a flavouring agent. In manufacturing, saffron extracts are used as
fragrance in perfumes and as a dye for cloth. Saffron's aroma is often
described by connoisseurs as reminiscent of metallic honey with grassy or
hay-like notes, while its taste has also been noted as hay-like and sweet.
Saffron also contributes a luminous yellow-orange colouring to foods.
Saffron is widely used in European, Arab, South and Central Asian, Persian, and
Turkish cuisines. Confectioneries and liquors also often include saffron.
Saffron has a long medicinal history as part of traditional healing; modern
medicine has also discovered saffron as having anticarcinogenic
(cancer-suppressing), anti-mutagenic (mutation-preventing), immunomodulating, and
Information for this profile
sourced from AOAP Staff & http://www.gohar-saffron.com