1-What is the value of Saffron production in the world ? & which country is Saffron origin ?
200 tons & Iran production is 90% of the world production.
2-How is the storing of Saffron in the warehouse ?
the place should be dried .
3-Which country is biggest Saffron producer ?
IRAN has 90% of world production .
4-What is Saffron processing ?
1-after harvesting of Saffron flowers by men & women in the farm will transfer to factory .
2- then stigma will separate .
3-spread under the sun for semi drying .
4-making bunch of saffron by stigmas .
5-stigmas will be separated & producing of Sargol saffron & Poshal saffron .
6-sargol & Poshal will be dried by machines .
7- sargol & Poshal will be in grade sorting .
8- packing in different packs .
5- How is the storing of Saffron in the house ?
the place should be dried , our suggestion is in the refrigerator .
6- Which month is harvesting of Saffron ?
7- what is the Nutritional Value of Saffron ?
effected on your nerve & makes you very relaxes , making happy & it is strong anti cancer .
8- what is the Max packing of Saffron ?
recommended 1 Kg
9- how many kind of packing do you have ?
0.05 gr , 1gr ,2gr , 5 gr , 30gr & could more as clients desire .
What are usage of purple flower of Saffron ?
10-What are usage of purple flower of Saffron ?
purple flower of Saffron use in color industrial & has almost same Value of Saffron , boiling & drinking of its juice .
11-What are the sorting of Saffron?
there are 3 main kind of Saffron like Sargol , Poshal , Dasteh .
12-How many Grades of Saffron are ?
Sargol AAA , Sargol AA , Poshal AAA , Poshal AA , Dasteh
13-How we can recognizing good quality & bad quality of Saffron .
the good quality Saffron is all natural red & but the bad quality Saffron is yellow in the end of stigma .
What is good Saffron? Like other expensive foods, there can be a lot of different prices as poor qualities are often diluted with filler ingredients. The trick is to have the Saffron fresh and full of authentic product from a reliable selective supplier. The best quality product is made only the dark red female stigmas. Yellow male stigmas have no value and are often added to add false weight.
It is preferable to order either the whole saffron stand or just the red ends. Crushed saffron or saffron powder can be used directly in flavoring but in actual use appears to be less potent.
To sum up, better quality gives a stronger smell, taste and color. Less amount of product is actually required thus saving money. Buying poor quality actually doubles per serving cost. Quality Saffron also allows a consistent amount to be used over and over.
How do I know if its poor quality without a laboratory test?
Lesser quality saffron is a mixture of orange, red, white and yellow material. The smell is musty and the texture spongy due to improper drying at harvesting. Ultimately, one will know when they actually try it.

14-What kind of food using Saffron ?
there is kind of traditional soups using Saffron.
Other types of Saffron :
Some 'Saffrons' are made from different flowers other than the purple crocus, sometimes even leaves. These products can vary quite a bit and so much cooking experimentation is the key to determining their culinary value. The common named 'Saffron' is simply Turmeric spice (a good coloring but not taste substitute for traditional Saffron)!

15-What kind of confectionary use Saffron ?
there are so many kind local suit like yazd Baghlava , Ghotab , Ghazvin Baghlava , see photos .
16-What is usage of Saffron ?
Saffron is used to flavor and tint many dishes around the world. It is popular in Iran and Iran is mother land of saffron and 80% of products are from Iran. Indian cuisine such as curry and also Middle Eastern rice recipes. It is especially popular in European breads, desserts, paella, bouillabaisse and risotto. Saffron is also still used as a color dye in manufacturing and textile industries.
Saffron using in on the rice , in the tea , in the some foods , on the Kabab , in the confectionery , in the cake & etc…… .
How to use Saffron? The strings are usually crushed, soaked or steeped (usually in milk or water for at least 20 minutes), then heated or cooked to release the flavor and color. The infused liquid is then added to the dish.

17-How long we can keep the Saffron?
if you keep it in cool , dry & closed place you can keep almost 3 years .
18-What is Saffron?
Saffron (Pronounced "Saff-Ruhn") is the red spice made from the dried Pistils of the Purple Iris (Crocus sativus). This exotic gourmet food is produced all over the greater Mediterranean and Iran areas. Saffron has that sweet smelling gourmet cooking aroma and a mild but very pleasant taste. Most commonly, it is that most unique flavor one tastes in a good Spanish Paella or Bouillabaisse.

19-Why does it seem pricey?
It requires intensive attentive labor and well over 4,600 Crocus flowers (Purple Saffron Flowers) to make a single ounce. The female crocus stigma (the flower's red antenna) must be hand picked individually, then properly dry cured.
Saffron crops also quickly deplete the soil of nutrients and so other Crops (such as Beans or Grains) must be planted and harvested for about seven to ten years in order to replenish the land. This adds to making the product rare and limits production.
Fortunately, only tiny amounts are required in traditional cooking recipes of saffron rice, saffron spiced chicken and saffron seafood. Only a few grams are required to flavor many dishes.

20-How is Saffron's quality measured?
Saffron quality is determined by its ability to saturate a specific quantity of water with its yellow-red dye. In the laboratory, a photospectometry test is performed to determine this Coloring Strength (110 to 250+). This test specifically looks at crocin (color), and this ultimately determines picrocrocin (taste) and safranal (smell). This international test determines quality as the higher the score, the better the spice quality.
Our saffron has a High Coloring Strength and is rated by the International Standard Organization (ISO) to be Category 1 (the top quality). Name of best saffron is "sargol" which produced by Iran.

21-Which country has the best Saffron?
Soil and weather conditions naturally vary in the saffron cultivating countries and so do the methods of cure drying the fresh saffron stigmas. Saffron is harvested usually in the fall in many countries. Quality varies from country to country and also within the countries. Iranian saffron, although probably the most famous and the best. Reliable true quality is determined only by good growing conditions, attentive detail in harvesting and ultimately scoring high on photospectometry test results.

22-Saffron in History?
Iran is mother land of saffron, the ancient Mediterranean civilizations depicted Saffron in their art and mythology and often used it to expound tremendous wealth. Knossos on Crete has famous frescoes of man gathering saffron (see above picture). The ancient Greek's god Zeus was often described as having a bed made entirely of saffron!
Classical Egyptians planted and traded enormous crops.
Citizens of the Great Roman Empire sought saffron as a healing herb and aphrodisiac. The wealthiest of Romans would sprinkle their marriage beds with Saffron to christen a prosperous union.
Throughout the Middle Ages, the Saffron trade covered North Africa, along with Islam, into Spain. Medieval Spain quickly became the center of saffron production. Saffron was not only viewed as a medieval flavoring, scholars such as Roger Bacon claimed that saffron would reduce the effects of aging and ultimately add to joy of life.
Later in the Middle Ages, France and England began to produce saffron, where the climate proved to be satisfactory. Provence and Essex, at certain times, rivaled the Spanish production.
People grew saffron all over Western Europe, but the high labor costs of harvesting it and the low yield per plant kept the supply below demand. Despite this the supply was ample enough that many people could obtain small quantities of the spice for special occasions.
To the present day, it plays an important role in celebrating European life
North Americans are now beginning to realize the virtues of this wonderful spice as it is quickly gaining international popularity.


2-Which country is biggest pistachio producer ?
3-What is pistachio processing ?
after harvesting of pistachio by machine or man will transfer to factory for removing of fist soft skin then pour in to the heating machine or spread under the sun for drying , then packing on the carton or sack .
4-How is the storing of pistachio in the warehouse ?
the place should be dried & enough ventilation .
5-How is the storing of pistachio in the house ?
the place should be dried & enough ventilation , our suggestion is in the refrigerator .
6-Which month is harvesting of pistachio ?
mid of September & October
7- : what is the Nutritional Value of Pistachios ?
100 grams of the edible part of a pistachio contains about 600
calories and is 53% fat, 21% protein, 18% carbohydrates,2.2%fiber,and no
Per 100g of edible protein: Potassiumm 1.020 g , Phosphorus 5.000g , Magnesium158 mg , Calcium136 mg , Iron 7300 mg , Selenium 0.450 mg , Nickel 0.080 mg , Vitamin C7.000 mg , Vitamin E 5.200 mg , Nicotinamide 1.450 mg , Vitamin B 10.690 mg , Vitamin B2 0.200 mg , Carotene 0.150 mg , Folic Acid 0.058 mg .
8- How much shell pistachio could be loaded in 20f container ?
13.5 Ton in 50 kg sack & 12 ton in 10kg carton .
9- How much pistachio kernel could be loaded in 20f container ?
12.5 Ton in 10 kg carton .
10- What kind of packing do we have ?
50kg sack , 12.5 kg carton , 10 kg carton , 10kg vacuum plastic in the carton for kernel pistachio .
11- What are the First , second & third skin of pistachio usage ?
with first skin family making jam , with the second skin using in oil industrial & third skin could be used for birds food .
12- What are the sorting of pistachio ?
there are 6 main kind of pistachio like , 1-Ahmad-Aghaee(long pistachio ) , 2-Kaleh ghochi (jumbo pistachio ) ,3- Akbari pistachio (long pistachio) , 4-Fandoghi pistachio (round pistachio ) all these could be salted & roasted + green pilled kernel pistachio . Natural pistachio kernel
13- How many Grades of pistachios are ?
AAA: ~95% whole + 5% split.
AA: ~90% whole + 10% split.
A: ~85% whole + 15% split.
B: ~70% whole + 30% split.
14- How we can recognizing good quality & bad quality of pistachio .
the kernel of good quality pistachio is light & little green & red but the kernel of bad quality pistachio is yellow & may have very small whole .
15- What kind of food using pistachio ?
there is kind of traditional soups using pistachio .
16- What kind of confectionary use pistachio ?
there are so many kind local suit like yazd Baghlava , Ghotab , Ghazvin Baghlava , see photos .
17- What is usage of pistachio ?
pistachio using when the people are drinking .
18- How long we can keep the pistachio ?
if you keep it in cool & dry place you can keep almost 2 years .
19- What is Aflatoxin ?
it is kind of danger mold which growing when we keep the pistachio in wrong place .