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How do you dry and store saffron?

It’s a very good question and I think that it really is a cultural issue in many countries. Because of the way that saffron cultivation in India is done, you need to use a special and special manner of drying and preserving this delicate flower. We are using a process called “Cambric drying” which involves […]

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Can you grow saffron from seeds?

Yes. We sell seeds from a lab and they grow wild in many parts of the world in different climate conditions. We are happy to make small batches of seeds for you in order to grow your saffron or any other flowers, herbs or flowers in your garden. Our seeds are very easy to care […]

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How many times a year can you harvest saffron?

It comes in tiny quantities at the tip, so that when used in saffron dye, the process takes an instant, intense rush, in the midst of a delicate, slow-burning process. The more saffron you have, the more heat and intensity you need for the same amount of dyeing. How many times do you drink sippin’ […]

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In which season Saffron is grown?

Season 4: ‘Nothin’ like The Hunger Games. Season 5: ‘I’m pretty sure The Walking Dead is coming back.’ Season 6: ‘I don’t know, it’s like Twilight.’ (laughs) Season 7: ‘I don’t know, they were good and I just think The Game of Thrones is the best show. But there’s always room for more.’ Season 8: […]

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Is growing saffron legal?

It’s legal for a couple of reasons. Firstly, the Food Safety Authority of India (FSAI) has approved saffron as a spice, a status it had long denied to the common fennel. Secondly, saffron contains more antioxidants than other types of spices which should have added to the anti-oxidant benefits of saffron. Although saffron, the flower […]

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Is Saffron business profitable?

It’s not, they have a market share of 3%. (source) Saffron Business Is Expanding. There is so much demand. It’s a real commodity. So the prices rise, as this market is now bigger than tobacco in North America and is now growing. They even tried to get a permit to grow it in California: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_3RcVdVu_kE […]

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Is there a cheaper substitute for saffron?

There is no substitute for having saffron at home! I’m not sure where I found saffron (I haven’t had the opportunity to order it in the US, and don’t plan to come here anytime soon), but I love it. I got it from my friends in Sri Lanka and they bought it from my mother […]

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Can you grow saffron from seeds?

Yes. The saffron species you get is not from the whole plant but the small parts (the leaves are not the whole plant). The plants are usually growing in pots. You can grow saffron with seed from two or three years old. The seed comes in two varieties – the green saffron and the red […]

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Is there a cheaper substitute for saffron?

Do saffron oil have any negative health drawbacks? There are several ways to prepare saffron oil. The standard cooking oils are saffron, rice bran oil and oil from the leaves of the Camellia sinensis plant (also known as the “Saffron Golden Oil”) . Although this is a highly potent aromatic oil, it is not a […]

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Is saffron worth more than gold?

I have no doubt that saffron would be worth more than gold, and the amount you choose to weigh is also a matter for debate. However, some goldsmiths argue saffron isn’t worth the same price as gold. This is because saffron is not a material, but is instead a color, so it has a color. […]