Exporting saffron to the Sultanate of Oman
Saffron is exported to Oman like other countries. Exporting saffron to the Sultanate of Oman is done in 5 different types. To export saffron, you must be familiar with this plant. Since saffron is a valuable plant and the most expensive spice in the world, there is a lot of fraud in this trade.
In order not to be deceived by cheaters, you need to get familiar with this plant first.
Exporting saffron to the Sultanate of Muscat
Saffron is a plant with a purple flower with 6 beautiful petals that protects 3 red stigmas. These three red stigmas are the same delicious substance that has a lot of color and aroma and is prepared with a lot of effort.
The next step before exporting saffron to the Sultanate of Muscat is to be familiar with 5 types of saffron. In the following we will review a brief explanation about these 5 types.
5 types of saffron that are used in exporting saffron to the Sultanate of Muscat are Negin, Sargol, Pushal, Dasteh (Bunch in English) and Konj or white saffron.
Saffron price when transferring in Oman
Saffron price when transferring in Oman depends on several factors. one of them is the type of saffron. Negin saffron has the the most expensive price. Also it has the best quality.
Negin saffron has only red parts of the saffron stigma and no yellow or white part is included in it. Of course, Negin saffron itself is divided into several quality grades. The larger the stigma and stem of saffron and the less broken the stigmas, the higher the value.
Among types of saffron, it has a very powerful coloring property; besides, it has a wonderful aroma. The most expensive saffron in Iran is Negin saffron and for exporting saffron, Negin saffron is generally used. In addition, as you know, this type of saffron has a very high coloring power.
Sargol saffron is usually prepared in packages of one gram or two grams etc. for daily consumption and is prepared from the beginning of the stigma or the saffron head. Sargol saffron has high coloring power and pure aroma and taste.
In Sargol saffron, there is no yellow part, and only the stigma part or the same cut string is available in a completely separate and clean form. Also, this type of saffron has more crumbs and breaks compared to other types of saffron.
It is also interesting to know that there are other titles for this type of saffron such as tip of the flower. In addition, outside of Iran, Sargol saffron is known as ALL RED. Uses of Sargol saffron include medical, food and industrial uses. Also, this type of saffron is used in exporting too.
Pushal saffron is a saffron that has red stigmas with some cream (between three and five millimeters). Production of this type of saffron is at the beginning of the harvest season. Also, this flower has more survival than other saffron flowers because it has some cream along with its stigmas. Normally, for every 100 kg of saffron flowers, approximately one kg of saffron is produced.
This type of saffron has a higher coloring power compared to Dasteh saffron, because it has more stigmas than Dasteh saffron. Some people use it because the stigma is attached to the cream in Pushal saffron and the possibility of cheating in saffron is reduced and it is easier to distinguish whether it is genuine or not.
Dasteh Saffron (Bunch in English)
Among the different types and varieties of saffron, bunch saffron or Dasteh saffron is the main and basic type of saffron. When the farmers pick the strands of saffron they put them together and then dry all the saffron strands (combination of root and cream). Generally, the cream part is between 3 to 5 mm, and depending on the quality of saffron, the stigma part may be longer or shorter.
Konj or white saffron
After the rhizome is removed from the bunch, the root or white part, which in Iran is called the Konj or white saffron, remains; This part has more aroma, but the red part of saffron has more valuable ingredients.
Saffron prices in Oman
As we said, Saffron prices in Oman depends on several factors. Another factor that affects on saffron price is where saffron comes from.
Saffron of Qayen city in Iran has the best quality in the world. Other cities in Iran are also engaged in saffron cultivation, but saffron in Qayen city has higher quality. Many people around the world are fascinated by this saffron.
Also many people can not give up on buying this saffron when they try it for the first time.
Our company is located in Qayen city and that is why we guarantee the quality of our saffron. We also have a branch in Lyon, France that makes it easy for you to place orders in Europe. To order in Europe you can contact our agent in France via WhatsApp or Contact us page.
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