- ABOUT POWDER SAFFRON :
COARSE SAFFRON POWDER
Another saffron type that is produced from Grade A Sargol Saffron threads is Coarse Saffron Powder. So, it has the same rich color and aroma as Sargol Saffron. However, if easy and immediate use is important for you, buy Jahandar Coarse Saffron Powder. Coarse Saffron Powder is especially suitable for those who are still interested to see the saffron filaments in their food and beverage.
FINE SAFFRON POWDER
In Jahandar Saffron , good saffron powder is produced from Sargol first class saffron. So, like other Jahandar’s saffrons types, the fine saffron powder is also rich in color and aroma. When you grind a saffron thread well enough, the red stigma turns into an orange powder that dissolves easily in your dish. So, in buying fine saffron powder, the orange color of the powder is natural.
Laboratory Analysis :
Crocine: compound that give colour to saffon and used as indicator of its quality.The higher the number is: more colour, flavor and aroma will bring to your dishes and higher health benefits for your body. A high level also indicates the date of the harvest: last crop hold higher values as saffron qualities diminish significantly after 2 years of its harvest.
Picocrocine: compound responsible of the bitter taste.
Safranal: compound responsible for the aroma, is an effective anticonvulsant and antidepressive and shows high antioxidant activity (citotoxicity against cancer cells).
Humidity: Moisture decreases the flavor, the aroma and the shelf-life.
Flower waste: floral waste consists of the parts of the saffron flower which contain none of saffron’s properties.