Saffron is a blossom filament separated from flower Crocus sativus. It is used as an ingredient in foods, cosmetics and pharaceutical industry. Saffron is valued for its unique chemical composition and for having exotic coloring, flavour and aroma features.
From us you can buy saffron threads and powder in bulk, min quantity 1kg. For your private use, or for business. Send your inquiry below.
You can also choose to pack inside retail package, and have your own brand on the product.
Saffron EXW price in Iran has fluctuated during the last year between USD 400-1200.
[crocin unit (coloring) min240] is the best quality saffron. It is visually big and straight in shape. It has the best coloring, taste and smell features. It requires the most workmanship and work hours. It does not have the small yellow tail present (styles). Super negin has the highest amount of safranal, crocin and picrocrocin. It is positioned for the retail client and coffee shop. When you need to display the thread’s shape.
(CU min240) is next to Super negin in quality. Its shape is smaller.
(CU min235) is mechanically cut red part of the stigma. The yellow part (styles) of the thread is separated. It is short in shape and has somewhat less safranal, crocin and picrocrocin than Negin. Sargol is more positioned for commercial use, when visual appearance is not the priority. Sargol is for the food-, pharmaceutical-, and cosmetics industry. It is still a quality saffron, but with a lower price.
Sargol (type 2)
(CU min 225) has yellow part of the stigma included. Some of pushal stigmas have three threads connected together at the end. Opposite to Negin, the yellow (styles) part can cause some impurity. Visually the product is ruffled. It is positioned for restaurants, coffee shops, and retail market. When visual appearance of the thread is not that important. It is less expensive than Negin and Sargol.
Pushal (type 2)
(CU min 215) Shape is small and ruffled
Pushal (type 3)
(CU min 180) Shape is small and ruffled
is lower quality saffron. Bunch has the whole thread untouched. Style included is 3-5mm long. Stigma shorter than for higher quality saffron. Threads are wrapped together, it weights 5-8g.
is leftover from saffron manufacturing process. It is used by tea manufacturers.
is a yellow part of the stigma only. It has some seasoning and coloring characteristics left in it.
(CU 130-240) is for people who use saffron daily. It is easy and fast to work with. However, its shelf life is short as powder depletes its chemical features faster than threads.
METAL TIN 1-1000g
PAPER ENVELOPE 0.5-3g
PLASTIC CONTAINER 1-5g
Sneico is a contractual sales office for saffron factories in the Middle-East. From us you can get good overview of the prices and hopefully best offer from the market.
Our goal is to be honest and transparent about the product and trade.
The factories don’t receive the payments until you have received the order and are assured about the quality.
If you are interested to buy for yourself, or for your business, contact us below.
We will find the best offer amongst the suppliers on our platform. You will receive the saffron from the factory.
Saffron Sargol, 1kg price €780 (including delivery)