(Crocus sativus L.)

Fr.  safran 
Ge.  Safran
NL.  saffraan
Sp.  azafrán 
It.  zafferano
Ind.  kunyit kering

Main exporting countries in origin (harvest period)
Spain, Iran, India

Trade varieties
mancha, rio, sierra (off. spanish grades: hebra, coupe, triturado, molido)

Container quantity
It is not common for saffron to be shipped in full container loads.   

, as most European names for this spice, ultimately derives from Arabic za'fran 'be yellow'. The 'mancha' quality is considered to be the best quality available. If you require further information we encourage you to contact the offices of AVS Spice.

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Contact us

AVS Spice Brokers
Westersingel 104
3015 LD Rotterdam
The Netherlands

T          +31 102 410 210
F          +31 102 410 205