Imperial Saffron 1oz Tin

Imperial Saffron 1oz Tin

$240.00

A one ounce tin of our Finest Imperial Saffron.

  • 1 ounce Tin
  • Grade: Royal
  • Origin: Iran

 

Description

Saffron has been the  most valuable spice in the world throughout history. An ounce of Sasanian Imperial Saffron requires 150 flowers harvested, arduous dedication and labor are needed to produce the finest Saffron from the threads of their gorgeous flowers.

Saffron is produced from the stamens of the Crocus flower. Each thread of Saffron is carefully picked by hand and dried. The Crocus flower requires a very specific climate to bloom, and even in the right conditions, its beauty can only be seen once a year in the fall for the extent of a week. Harvesting Saffron is an art practiced for thousands of years from the dawn of Babylon and ancient Persia. Till today, the highest grade Saffron is of Persian origin with Iran producing over 98% of the worlds Saffron.

Each thread of our Imperial Saffron is the product of pure tradition, dedication and love. Its taste and aroma are sure to entice your senses and just a few threads will add bright coloration, aroma and flavor to your favorite dishes.