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Typically, at the time of harvesting saffron, the stigmas are separated from the lower part of the red section, which is called style. Therefore, apart from the red part, a stigma also has an orange-yellow part. When there is about 1 to 3 mm of style in one branch, it is called Pushal saffron. This category of saffron has more stigma and as a result it will have a higher coloring power (between 170 and 250 units). The existence of the yellow part in Pushal saffron is a sign of the originality of saffron in the eyes of many consumers and buyers. Because connecting the stigma to the style is a strong proof of the health and originality of the saffron string, and in this way the buyer will be sure that (s)he is not buying fake saffron.

Narmeh Saffron When the saffron stigmas are separated from the saffron flower, they will be dried. In time of its transportation, some large stigmas of saffron are crushed and these broken saffron is called Narmeh saffron. Features of Narmeh Saffron The Narmeh saffron has exactly the same color, smell and aroma as Negin or Sargol saffron. The only difference is its appearance. The quality and coloring of Narmeh saffron is the same as Sargol saffron, and only its broken appearance makes this type of saffron cheaper than other mentioned types.  Due to the economical price of broken saffron compared to Sargol saffron, there are many people who use Narmeh saffron a lot, such as: restaurant owners who use it as the main seasoning for their food, as well as confectionaries, reception halls and caterings.

If we want to provide a good definition of Super Negin Saffron, it can be said that the Super Negin Saffron is a form of Negin Saffron that its stigmas are dried thick and completely smooth and straight. To distinguish the Semi-Negin Saffron and Super Negin Saffron, you should take a good look at the saffron threads. The Negin saffron is used for better coloring and to increase the taste and aroma of food. Among other uses of Nagin saffron, the following can be mentioned:

To prepare this type of saffron, the hardworking farmers separate the saffron threads from the petals, put them together and dry them. Then the threads are tied with a band so that it remains in shape and preserves the shape and color of the threads. (For this purpose, white string is usually used so that the chemical colors of the string are not transferred to the saffron threads). The full batch of saffron consists of three parts: Bunch saffron is sold in the market in two arrangements of the single-strain and double-strain. In the single-strain arrangement, the stigma and style are placed on top of each other, but in the double-strain arrangement, the stigmas are in the middle and the styles are on both sides. Features of Bunch Saffron As mentioned above, Bunch Saffron consists of different parts and types of saffron, and as a result, it has all the…

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Features of Sargol Saffron: This type of saffron is the product of sifting and cleaning the Pushal or Bunch Saffron in a special way, during which only the stigma of saffron remains. But because there is a possibility of breaking the stigma during the process of turning the Pushal or Bunch Saffron into a saffron, this type of saffron is a bit thin and its weight-to-volume ratio is higher than other types of saffron. Other Features of Sargol Saffron: