Saffron is a precious spice and many people use this valuable plant. Therefore, Oman is one of the countries importing this valuable plant.
If you are not familiar with saffron, there is no problem; In the following, we will give a brief explanation about this plant.
First of all you need to get acquainted with the appearance of the plant. 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.
As was said, saffron is very valuable and is the most expensive spice in the world, which is why there are many fraudsters in this business who try to sell counterfeit saffron. If you are familiar with different types of saffron, you no longer need to worry.
In the following, we will examine the types of saffron.
Saffron Sale in Muscat
Saffron sale in Muscat
Saffron sale in Muscat is very prosperous and many sellers are looking for saffron for sale or personal consumption. There are 5 different types of saffron that anyone who wants to prepare saffron should know it well. These 5 types are: Negin, Sargol, Pushal, Dasteh (Bunch in English) , Konj or white
Konj or white saffron
After the rhizome is removed from the bunch, the root or white part, which in Iran is called the corner or white saffron, remains; This part has more aroma, but the red part of saffron has more valuable ingredients.
Dasteh (Bunch in English) Saffron
This type of saffron is a complete string that has the red and yellow parts of saffron together. So that the yellow part is about 30 and the red part is about 70% of it. In this type of classification, saffron is intact and the stigmas of the three branches of saffron are not separated from the white part of saffron (or saffron cream).
In this type of saffron, saffron cream (white part) is separated from under the flower, so that the stigmas will have 2-3 mm of cream. At the end of the stigmas of the three branches of saffron, there is some yellow or white, which is called Pushal saffron.
It is the most consumed and common type of saffron for people to use in Iran and consumers are more familiar with this type of saffron. In Sargol saffron, which is a pure saffron, the creamy part or the whiteness of the saffron is completely removed and only the red part remains.
This type of saffron has a wonderful color and appearance and is very fragrant. In this type of saffron, three stigmas are connected and are smooth and without fractures. This has made this type of saffron have a better appearance and a higher price than Sargol saffron.
Saffron prices in Muscat
Saffron prices in Muscat depend on various parameters. If you are a consumer of saffron, you know that this delicious spice is available in the market with different qualities and types. But it is important to know whether the saffron is genuine or not.
1- Quality of saffron
The main criterion for determining the price and value of saffron is its quality. The best way to measure the quality of saffron is to testing it in the lab. Saffron has compounds whose quality is determined by using them. Crocin shows the color strength, picrocrocin shows the bitterness of the saffron (that can also show that the saffron is genuine) and safranal shows odor strength.
So, the higher the purity of these compounds, the higher the price and quality of saffron. The high price of saffron is not a sign of high quality saffron, but the low price of saffron is a sign of its low quality.
2- Type of saffron
There are different types of saffron that are available in the market:
Each of these models has a special price according to their features. For example, Super Negin saffron has a higher grade and is mostly used for saffron exports. So it is more expensive than other types of saffron.
3- Saffron harvest place
Another factor that affects the price of saffron is the place of saffron harvest. Saffron is a plant that is cultivated in potential areas of Iran, but the climatic conditions of that region also play an important role on the quality of saffron.
Saffron is a very cold-loving plant. The colder the area where saffron is grown, the higher the grade of saffron. For example, saffron grown in Qayen city is much better than the saffron grown in tropical cities such as Mashhad etc.
Export saffron to Oman
If you are looking to export saffron to Oman, you can contact us to get high-quality saffron in the shortest possible time and at a reasonable price. You can contact us via WhatsApp or the Contact Us page. You can also see our saffron laboratory results below.
Our saffron is also packaged in different packages; You can order any type of packaging according to your needs. You can see the types of our saffron packages below.
Saffron Sale in Muscat