Dry Goods
Gohar Saffron 1g & 10g

Product Profile:

Name Gohar Saffron
Producer Gohar Saffron
Origin Iran
Format Small reusable containers
Sizes available

1g & 10g

Minimum Order 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 or red.

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 antioxidant-like properties.


Information for this profile sourced from AOAP Staff & http://www.gohar-saffron.com

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