The gathering of saffron brand
By International spice & Nuts company
Our family has been importing the finest quality of Saffron from Spain since 1981. The Gathering of Saffron brand is certified "selected" grade making it the most prestigious producer of this exotic spice in the world
The cultivation and the use of Saffron dates back over 3,500 years. The saffron threads or stigmas are handpicked and are very delicate and thread-like. They have a naturally bright orange-red color.The highest quality of this spice like our Gathering of Saffron brand is certified as Select Grade or Category I which is well known for it's strong perfume, lovely flavor and excellent coloring capabilities.
It is widely known that Saffron contains many plant derived chemical compounds that contain antioxidants, disease preventing and health promoting properties. This novel spice is an excellent source of minerals like copper, potassium, calcium, magnesium, iron and zinc. Additionally, it is also rich in many vital vitamins including vitamin A, folic acid, riboflavin, niacin and Vitamin C. Recent studies have shown that the daily use of saffron may lead to improved eye sight, learning and memory retention, reduced muscle pain, aiding in regulating blood sugar, metabolizing carbohydrates and cancer prevention.
Described as an exotic culinary spice, world renowned chefs have utilized Saffron for multi-cultural cuisines. From Garam masala or Pilaf rice in India, risotto milanesa from Italy, saffron buns from Sweden, Paella from Spain or bouillabaisse from France. By using premium quality saffron, a few strands go a long way in creating rich aromas, flavorful dishes with striking natural coloration.