Sargol Saffron is the high quality saffron from Iran. Also known as Persian Saffron, Iranian Saffron, or Red Gold; Sargol Saffron can be recognized by the rich scarlet red of its threads. It has incredible fragrance and flavor and powerful coloring strength.
he highest quality of iranian Saffron is called "Negin" and thus is the most valuable. Negin saffron is longer and thicker than common saffron. Negin contains all the stigma without the style (yellow part).
Iran, India, Spain and Greece are the major saffron producing countries with Iran occupying the maximum area and contributing about 88% of world's saffron production. Though, India occupies the 2nd largest area but produces approximately 7 percent of the total world production.
Spain is one of the largest exporters of saffron, but most of its saffron comes from Iran and exports to other countries.
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