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Spanish saffron has been well known in Europe and America for its romantic aroma, lovely flavor, and coloring capabilities. They come in very attractive packaging with lower prices than the other two rivals, mainly Kashmiri saffron and Persian saffron. Spanish saffron generally does not come in all red threads and you should expect to see some yellow with your saffron.
The Gathering of Saffron is one of the finest and most popular brand since 1880, used by world renound chefs. It is 100% pure, premium quality, free from any objectionable or animal fat. In addition, the Gathering of Saffron brand is Kosher certified.
Saffron is known as "the king of spices," and as the world's most expensive spice. Saffron is made from the dried stigmas of the flower species crocus. Each flower of the crocus sativus has only three pistils, and these must be picked by hand. Over 70,000 flowers are required to yield 1 lb. of saffron. It has been used since classical times as a flavoring in food and wine. It is an effective stimulant and digestive, increasing the flow of saliva and digestive juices. The very best saffron is grown in Valencia, Spain, and is widely cultivated in the mountains of Kashmir, India.
Country of Origin: Product of Spain
Product Weight: 5 Grams
Storage Instructions: Keep in Cool & Dry Place
Package: Plastic Box