This year (Iranian year) Iran expects to produce over 400 tons of saffron.
Saffron is planted in most of Iran’s provinces. 80% of the country’s output comes from Razavi Khorasan Province. The latter has 80,000 hectares of saffron fields. About 200,000 families are involved in saffron production in Iran.
Every Iranian uses less than 1 grams of saffron per year.
source: (11.12.2018). “Iran expects to harvest over 400 tons of saffron”. Azernews. Retrieved from: www.azernews.az