Saffron Guide

Project Profile
  • Saffron is the dried stigmas of the Crocus Sativus. It is of orange color and has a strong perfume and a bitter taste. Saffron production is regulated by ISO with standard 3632. 
  • Major Producing CountriesIran, Greece, Spain, Morocco, India - Export data
  • Major Importing CountriesFrance, Germany, Russia, UAE, USA, Turkmenistan, Italy - Import Data
  • Top Companies Importing Saffron - Denmark Imports - Sweden data

About Saffron & Cultivation

  • Saffron Monograph
  • Cultivation of Spanish Saffron
  • Many Uses: Saffron find uses in preparation of Medicines, Cosmetics, Food , Perfumes, Dairy Items, Paints etc
  • Properties, Color, Varieties, Aroma & testing for Purity & adulteration
  • Crocus sativus L. stigma (CSS) has sedative properties and is used in traditional medicine for its anticonvulsant property.
  • Catalase activity was detected in crude extract prepared from dormant saffron (Crocus sativus L.) corms.
  • FAQs & Answers
  • Growing Saffron - the most expensive of Spices
  • Processing Saffron
  • Government Organizations & Assistances for Cultivation
  • Global Spices Market - including that of Saffron
  • Cultivation Consultant

Quality & Regulatory Issues

  •  Note on Adulterated Spanish Saffron
  • Regulatory Issues