What’s Bunch Saffron?

Iranian Bunch saffron includes all parts of saffron threads with the whole style. It contains stigma and style. The red part of saffron stigmas and the white- yellow part of saffron styles are put together and turned by a string as a bunch of saffron. In fact, the Red and white part in Bunch saffron should be between 70 to 75% and the root part is about 25 to 30 %. The power of color and quality of bunch saffron is less than other types of saffron.  It is about 190 to 210 USP.

Bunch Saffron Moisture

Saffron is very sensitive to moisture. Because its stigmas are dried and only needs it for fragrance so its moisture should be fewer than 8%.

Bunch Saffron Color

Saffron Bunch color is red and white but its red color is more.


Bunch Saffron Shape

Bunch Saffron shape is dry, red – white, oval , round, long and Elongated.

Bunch Saffron Size

Bunch Saffron Size is 2 to 3 cm.

Bunch Saffron Taste

Pure taste of Bunch saffron is rather bitter.

Bunch Saffron Aroma

Saffron has a good and excellent aroma and special essence but its power aroma is less than Sargol saffron.

Bunch Saffron Harvesting Time

Saffron flower harvesting time is usually harvested in mid-autumn season. The saffron harvests from the October per years. The best time for harvesting is early morning before the sun shine so saffron don’t lose its quality.

Bunch Saffron Packing

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Features of Bunch Packing

  • Bunch: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 gr
  • Bunch : 10, 20, 25, 500, 1000 gr
  • Bunch : 1 Oz, 1 pound

Bunch Saffron Keeping Temperature

Before of packing, dried saffron should keep in a cool place like reefer containers (25-30) and after of packing, dried saffron should keep in a common place without high temperature and straight light.