Negin Saffron

Organic and Conventional

 

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SPECIFICATION SHEET

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: Saffron in cut filament (Negin)

Varieties: Crocus Sativus L.

COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Iran

CERTIFICATION: EU Organic Certified by KIWA BCS

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION :The highest quality of the saffron-threads. It is made up of all red stigmas which have been professionally cut and separated from the style by hand, making sure there is no break or damage to the saffron threads. Widely used in food and beverages, cosmetic and perfumes industries and it has superb coloring strength.

STORAGE AND SHELF LIFE : Cool and dry storage, 12 months from packing date

PACKAGING:Carton, plastic, metal and wooden packages (according to customer’s order)

ORGANOLEPTIC CHARACTERISTICS:

Flavor : A little bitter

Aroma : Fascinating fragrance

Texture : Dry and brittle

Appearance: Red threads

PHYSIO-CHEMICAL PROPERTIES :

Foreign material: Negative

Moisture and volatile matter: <10%

Total ash:< 5.5%

Solubility in cold water (based on dry basis): <65%

Picocroxin (based on dry basis): >85

Safranal (based on dry basis): >20-50

Crocin (based on dry basis): >220

Additive colors: Negative

Microorganism: 3*105 cfu/gr

Total Escherichia: Negative

Mould: 103 cfu/gr

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