Negin Saffron is the highest quality and most expensive type of saffron.
Saffron is an expensive spice, which is why it is called the “Red Gold”.
The world’s highest quality saffron is cultivated and harvested in Iran and areas such as Gonabad, Ghaenat, and Torbat Heydariyeh.
Eyjan saffron producing company has a 20-year history in providing saffron from its farmland in the best regions in Iran and processes and package it according to standards and has many certifications and ISOs.
You can order premium Negin saffron online from Eyjan saffron company in any required quantity and the highest quality from anywhere and any time of the year.
Because we are saffron producers, we are able to supply all orders without limitation and by ordering Negin saffron from Eyjan company you will receive your saffron with guaranteed quality and excellent support.
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Classification of saffron types
When buying saffron, you must have come across different names of saffron that were very different in terms of price: Negin, Sagol, Pushal, Bunch,.., and other names that are mentioned in this case.
In general, saffron can be divided into five categories:
1. Super Negin saffron
2. Negin saffron
3. Sargol saffron
4. Pushal saffron
5. Bunch saffron
These divisions are usually based on the method of separating the stigma from the saffron cream, according to which Negin saffron is known as the best type of Iranian saffron in the world.
What is Negin Saffron?
Negin saffron is the most beautiful type of different types of saffron.
The higher the length, thickness and the coloring power of saffron stigmas and the absence of broken strings and crushed strands, the higher the price of saffron.
To know this type of saffron, it is better to first know the appearance of saffron so that we can easily recognize this form of saffron.
Specifications of Negin saffron
• The stigmas are completely separate and there are no sticky pieces in them.
• Its color is uniform red.
• The ends of the stigmas are not white.
• The upper part of its stigmas is large.
• Stigmas are not wrinkled or low.
• The three branches of the stigma are completely separate.
• The amount of Crocin and Safranal in this type of saffron is very high.
• The coloring power of Negin saffron is very high and is about 230 to 270 units.
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How is Negin saffron produces?
Negin saffron is one of the types of saffron that has a higher price due to its quality.
This type is one of the most luxurious types of saffron, the production of which requires a lot of energy and time.
Its onion was cultivated in ancient times. Saffron onion is a circular and spherical onion with brown skin. Saffron onion is cultivated from mid-June to mid-October. Harvesting of this product in the form of saffron flowers begins in autumn and mid-November.
With experiments and the experience of sample farmers, it seems that saffron with its warm nature is resistant to cold weather and can continue to grow with vigor and freshness; In fact, cold weather and cold weather can affect the standard of saffron flowers. The Saffron flower has six purple petals. Among the petals, the saffron stigma or head is seen in red color. Saffron stigma usually has three roots.
Negin saffron is harvested at the beginning of the season. Saffron farmers must come to their saffron fields before sunrise and collect all the flowers. Finally, by transferring the flowers to a specific place and during the separation operation, when they want to separate the complete saffron root from the flower, they immediately cut three strands of stigma from each other. Then the saffron is transferred to the dryer and the drying operation of Negin saffron begins. High-quality saffron should be large, long, and colorful. In this type, the stigmas should be separated and their ends should not be white.
Types of Negin saffron
Negin saffron is divided into two categories:
- ordinary Negin
- saffron Super Negin saffron
Super Negin Super saffron is a kind of Negin Saffron that the top part of its stigmas is larger than usual. Super Negin saffron is one of those products that people know for its extraordinary appearance and aroma.
What is the difference between Negin saffron and Sargol saffron?
The difference between Negin saffron and Sargol saffron is in the size of their stigmas. In Negin saffron, unlike Sargol saffron, the stigma strands are completely smooth, long, and without fractures.
The price of Negin saffron is higher than Sargol saffron and the main reason is the stronger appearance and aroma of this product.
What are the uses of Negin saffron?
As we mentioned before, after Super Negin saffron, Negin saffron has been named the most beautiful type of saffron due to its better color and smell compared to different types of saffron.
But is the use of this type of saffron different from other types? Where should Negin saffron be used?
Negin saffron is used for better coloring and increasing the taste and aroma of food. Other uses of Negin saffron include the following:
• Use as a natural dye
• Used as a flavoring in syrups
• Use in food
• Used in some sweets
Negin saffron price
Negin saffron is one of the most expensive types of saffron.
The price of saffron is measured according to various factors, including its quality.
Negin saffron is considered the most expensive type of saffron due to its time-consuming and costly cleaning of saffron in this method and more activity required for processing.
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