Where is the best saffron grown in Iran?

Best saffron in Iran

1. Introduction

Iran is the world’s leading producer of saffron. As the capital of Iranian red gold, Qayen has a worldwide brand of saffron. Everyone in Iran knows that the best saffron in Iran is grown in Qayen city. Saffron was originally from Khorasan Razavi province and southern Khorasan province. But some other places cultivated saffron in Iran later.

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If we want to know the best place for saffron in Iran, we must search among the cities of Khorasan province. Because the most desirable type of saffron was from this region.

Saffron is a plant that can grow in harsh living conditions. The plant only needs water at the beginning of November. Therefore, the water due to rain and snow is enough for this plant until the early spring. Cultivation of this plant is the job of most people in the Khorasan region. As a result, saffron has a special role in the lives of the people of northeastern Iran.

2. Qayen and Red gold

If we want to talk about Iranian saffron cultivation in Iran, the first place that comes to mind is Khorasan. Khorasan province has always been a pioneer in saffron cultivation in Iran. Saffron cultivation is common in different cities of Khorasan Razavi province such as Zaveh, Torbat Heydariyeh, Torbat Jam, Taybad, Bakharz, Gonabad, Neyshabur, and Bejestan.

In the southern Khorasan province, the cities of Qayen, Ferdows, Boshrouyeh, and Birjand can be named. South Khorasan province after Khorasan Razavi province has the second-highest cultivation of saffron in Iran. However, in terms of saffron quality, it is the first Khorasan province.

But in terms of quantity, it is the second-largest region after Khorasan Razavi. In addition to Khorasan province, we can mention the provinces of Kerman, Lorestan, Fars, etc. They have recently activated in the field of saffron cultivation.

Best saffron in Iran
Saffron fields in Qayen city

Nearly 270 tons of saffron are produced in the world annually. Khorasan province produces 170 tons of this amount. however, among all the cities that cultivate saffron in Khorasan Razavi province and southern Khorasan province, Qayen city is leading other cities.

For information on the properties of saffron during pregnancy, you can refer to the article on the Benefits of saffron for pregnant women.

The Chamber of Commerce of South Khorasan province has estimated the history of saffron cultivation in Qayen to 700 years ago. Qayen saffron has the top quality of saffron in the world.

In conclusion, we can say the best saffron in Iran grows in Qayen city. Moreover, it is worth mentioning that the aroma and quality of the saffron of Qayen are completely different from the saffron of other places in Iran.

Ana saffron is honored to work with different farmers in Qayen city. We aim to supply pure and genuine and the best saffron in Iran.

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About Ana Qayen saffron

Many people are looking for a place where they can buy Iranian saffron. 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.

The finest Iranian saffron
The finest Iranian saffron

To buy saffron in bulk, you may visit our Buy saffron online 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.

The finest Iranian saffron

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. You can buy saffron in bulk with these packages in our online shop.


The finest Iranian saffron

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The finest Iranian saffron

The finest Iranian saffron

The finest Iranian saffron

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