One of the most important things to consider when buying saffron is to identify original saffron, which is not possible without the necessary expertise and information in this area. The high price of saffron has caused some profiteers to cheat in saffron and use some of the methods that we will discuss below to increase their income by fraud. So that we want to not have any problems in buying saffron and we can make the right and safe choice. We must first learn how to distinguish saffron from counterfeit saffron.
Saffron is the most expensive spice in the world; hence extra care needs to be taken while storing saffron. Moreover, it is the aroma of saffron that gives it the special status, and if this pleasant aroma is lost due to poor storage. The very purpose of using saffron would be lost. Storing saffron in a proper manner helps preserve its freshness, taste and aroma for a long time. Saffron is highly sensitive to light. Its one of the reasons why harvest of its flowers is before sunrise. When saffron is exposed to light, it stands to lose its aroma and taste.