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What is saffron powder?

What is Saffron Powder? Saffron is the most expensive spice in the world because each blossom produces only three stigmas, which are laboriously hand harvested during the three weeks a year that the flower blooms. For more than forty centuries, Saffron has been used in many cultures: as a medicine, for the care of facial […]

The two main groups of saffron segmentation

Saffron is a red coloured dried stigma extracted from the Crocus Sativus Linnaeus plant. Saffron extract constitutes three significant components, namely, Picrocrocine, Safranal, and Crocine, which are responsible for the bitterness, colour, and aroma of saffron extract, respectively. In the food industry, saffron extract is used as a food colouring and flavouring agent, as it gives a passionate yellow colour to the food product, and adds a pleasing aroma and flavour to too. Apart from its application in the food industry, saffron extract is used in medicines and pharmaceuticals for preventing and curing illness. Read more