In this paper, you will acquire some information about Suppliers of first-class Iranian saffron.
Are there a lot of Suppliers of first-class Iranian saffron?
Iran is the leading producer of saffron in the world. Iran nearly exports 400 tons of saffron each year. You may say that Spain is the biggest supplier of saffron in the world. But you have to pay attention that Spain imports a lot of saffron annually from Iran and packages and sells.
The quality of the saffron that is grown in Spain is not comparable to the saffron that is grown in Iran. Because when you want to grow saffron, the soil and the climate are 2 parameters that are the most important. On the other hand, the method of production of the saffron and drying is also important.
Are all Saffron suppliers in Iran certified?
You may contact a lot of people who claim that they are able to supply saffron from Iran. They may have some friends in Iran who travel to Iran and when they come back they bring some saffron with them. The saffron doesn’t have any certificate and it is really not clear that where they have brought the saffron from.
After a few months of working with them, they tell you that we won’t be able to supply saffron any longer. And then you are and the customers who are asking saffron from you continuously and you may lose your credit.
Supplier of premium Iranian saffron
Ana Qayen is 1 one of the biggest suppliers of Iranian saffron. One of the concerns of the customers who are working with Iran is that can you supply at any time that we order. We have established a company in France (Ana Royal int. Co.) so that our customers can deal with us much easier.
We can supply at any amount that you need. You know that nearly 90 percent of saffron of the world is produced in Iran. Therefore, if you even order tons of saffron, Ana Qayen saffron is able to supply it. In order to buy Saffron wholesale, you may visit the Saffron wholesale page or be in touch with our sales team via WhatsApp.
Supplier of Iranian saffron
The suppliers of Iranian saffron, sell saffron in 5 types. Each of these types has its own characteristics. For example, Negin saffron has the highest quality and highest price among different types of saffron, and on the other hand, Konj saffron has the lowest price.
1. Types of saffron-Dasteh (in English Bunch) Saffron
“Dasteh” or “Dokhtar-Pich” is the main strand of Iranian saffron. When the farmer picks the strands of the saffron from the petals, he dries them and puts them together. The top part of these strands is red and the bottom part is orange.
This type of Iranian saffron is graded as the 4th grade and the overall color of this type is between 120 to 150 units. The price of this type of saffron is the lowest. For information on the properties of saffron during pregnancy, you can refer to the article on the Benefits of saffron for pregnant women.
2. Types of saffron-Poushal Saffron
As you can see from the figure above, if the farmer cuts the stigma from the part lower than the red part, it is called Poushal saffron. In this type of saffron, you can see a yellowish strand. This shows that the saffron is genuine and therefore many people trust this type of saffron more (However, if you trust the brand’s name, Sargol and Super Negin are better). This type of saffron has an overall color of between 170 and 250 units.
3. Types of saffron-Sargol Saffron (aka Sarghalam)
If the farmer cuts the top red part of the stigma, it is called Sargol saffron (which means the tip of the flower in Persian). Therefore, this type of saffron is all-red. The overall color of this type of saffron is between 210 to 260 units.
4. Types of saffron-Super Negin Saffron
This saffron is actually a type of Poushal saffron. if the farmer separates the thick strands of red stigma, this type of saffron is produced. Many companies use this type of saffron for export and have the best appearance and color among all types of saffron. Ana Qayen also uses this type of saffron for export.
This saffron has an overall color of 230 to 270 units. It is worth mentioning the production of this type of saffron is a bit difficult and time-consuming, yet the stigmas are long and thick which is alluring to the customers.
5. Types of saffron-“Konj” or White Saffron
As you studied earlier, saffron has two parts: Sargol (stigma containing three branches) and root (cream). The main part is red and is famous for Sargol (which means the tip of the flower in Persian). The white part attached to the end of the Sargol is called the saffron root or white saffron.
The color of these strands is light yellowish-white. Saffron root is also famous for Konj saffron. Although the color of this part of saffron is very low, there are also saffron compounds in this part. That is why some people use this type of saffron in the treatment of some diseases. White saffron has a good flavor but is much less expensive than other saffron products because of its low color.
Saffron root does not contain Crocin. The main color of saffron is crocin which causes the red stigma of the saffron. However, White Saffron has all the properties of Sargol saffron. But what is the use of white saffron? Saffron has many medical properties that if you can not buy it because of its high price you can use white saffron (cream) for a much lower price. Traditional medicine used the infused properties of the saffron root.
Many famous scientists such as Zakaria Razi, Al-Biruni, and Ibn Sina used saffron to cure diseases. As was mentioned earlier, saffron root does not have the color of Sargol, yet it includes all the properties of saffron that have led to significant results in new research on saffron, including the treatment of jaundice, sexual and liver enhancement, learning disorders, etc.
About Ana Qayen saffron
Many people are looking for a place where they can buy saffron in bulk. We are a supplier of Iranian saffron and if you want to buy saffron in bulk, you have come to the right place. Our saffron is harvested from the city of Qayen in Iran, one of the most famous cities for the quality of saffron. This city is known as the city of saffron in Iran.
To buy saffron in bulk, you may visit our Buy Iranian saffron page. We also have another branch in Lyon, France, which makes it very easy for you to order in Europe. For information on the exact price of saffron, you can contact us through the Contact us page or WhatsApp.
When you want to buy saffron in bulk, you should be sure about the quality of the saffron that you are buying. Our saffron has got a European certificate from SAI CHIMIE lab which is one of the most famous labs in Europe. Also, our saffron is packaged in different and luxurious packages. You can see our different packing below.