Testing Saffron

With the UK market currently flooded with cheap imitation saffron we decided to do some tests.

We tested our Buy Saffron Online Brand Grade 1 Coupe Saffron against a leading selling brand on a famous auction site.

This leading selling brand advertise using the words “real” and “mancha” in the titles without displaying any information proving its denomination of origin.

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As you are probably aware there are different qualities of Spanish saffron available on the market:

 

Coupe quality Saffron

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Actual photo of our Coupe saffron.

This is the highest quality saffron of saffron available. The main characteristic of coupe grade saffron is that the stigmas are all totally red and it´s this part of the saffron thread that increases its colouring power and gives it it strong aroma.

Commonly known as “coupe” and sometimes called “all red”.

 

 

 

 

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The spice, saffron, shows promise in preventing liver cancer in animal models. Rats treated with the chemical carcinogen, diethylnitrosamine (DEN) there was an inhibition of cell proliferation and stimulation of apoptosis, both of which are important cancer treatment mechanisms. Chronic infection with hepatitis B or C are major risk factors for primary hepatocellular carcinoma. DEN is an environmental carcinogen found in tobacco smoke, cosmetics, gasoline, and processed foods including milk and meat products.

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Saffron has antioxidant, anticancer, and anti-inflammatory properties.

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Amazing-Benefits-Of-SaffronSaffron is known to be the world’s most expensive spice. Throughout history, dishonest dealers would adulterate their saffron by adding similar materials for added weight or by dyeing the lower quality saffron strands red, which is the sign of good quality saffron.

Pure saffron contains only the stigma of the Crocus flower with nothing else added. Pure saffron strands composed of red and yellow portions of the stigma are less potent than the pure saffron composed entirely of the red portions of the stigma. Continue reading

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glassFresh saffron is not the same as fresh produce. Saffron threads are not sold right after being plucked from the flower. Saffron threads need to be properly dehydrated to avoid mold and to prolong its shelf life. Once the dehydration process is complete then the saffron is ready to be sold. The term “fresh saffron” refers to saffron that is less than one year old. Continue reading

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Saffron is the stigma of the Crocus sativus flower. The stigma is the female part of the flower. Each flower produces three stigmas Saffron Being Extractedthat are hand picked and dried. Because the stigma are so small, and must be hand picked, saffron is the most expensive spice on the market.

The best saffron uses only the upper bright-red stigma of the crocus flower. Lower grades will add the yellow style, which has no flavor. The lowest grades may be made of only the style. Good saffron should be bright red in color, never yellow.

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