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SAFFRON TYPES

Buy the best types of saffron from JAHANDAR

When  you  buy saffron , you may  have noticed  that there are different types of saffron,While there is only one type of crocus saffron flower.These different types of saffron represent different levels of quality of the same saffron flower and stigmas.The process of picking flowers and separating the filaments and also the length of stigmas, among other factors, affect the quality of saffron and its type.
You can see the most commonly used classification of saffron types known worldwide below:

 

 

SUPER NEGIN SAFFRON:
The highest quality and most expensive type of saffron in the world is Super Negin saffron.While not much different from Negin Saffron, Super Negin saffron has a bit larger threads. Moreover, compared to the other grade A saffron types, Super Negin Saffron has more coloring power; but this extra coloring power is not so much that all consumers can notice it.

 

 

 

NEGIN SAFFRON:
Negin Saffron is also one of the best quality types of saffron that is produced from grade 1 saffron. Negin is all-red in color and contains little to no crumbs. In Negin and Super Negin saffron, three threads of the same flower come connected in one piece. So, when you are going to buy saffron, note that with the same weight, Negin and Super Negin Saffron types take more space in the package.

 

 

 

SARGOL SAFFRON:
Another grade one saffron, Sargol Saffron only contains the red parts of the stigma but the treads are shorter than Negin and Super Negin Saffron and often contains some crumbs. The three stigmas of a flower are also not connected to the style in Sargol. Sargol saffron is called All-Red Saffron as it only has the red parts of saffron stigma.This type of saffron is also called Coupe in the Spanish market.

 

 

 

PUSHAL SAFFRON:
Cheapest type of Iranian Saffron is pushal saffron.Like Sargol, Pushal Saffron also has the red parts of saffron stigma. The difference is that Pushal threads contain a bit of the yellow style as well. So, the coloring power is lower than Super Negin, Negin, and Sargol saffron. Note that while Pushal saffron has yellow styles, these yellow styles should not be larger than the red stigmas; otherwise, the saffron is called Bunch.

 

 

 

BUNCH SAFFRON:

BUNCH saffron is the whole saffron stigma that is untrimmed and bundled together. It contains lots of yellow and orange style. In fact a small amount of red stigmas plus a lot of yellow style and Possesses lower quality.BUNCH Saffron is not commonly sold in retail, it’s possible to purchase it from select distributors.

 

 

 

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.

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