Frequently Asked Questions
Does Saffrona Provide Wholesale Saffron?
Yes, We provide wholesale Saffron as well as retail quantity. We are an Australian-based importer and we provide wholesale to many shops, restaurants and food distributors as well as retail quantity. We price competitively and have the capability to fulfil large orders quickly. Whatever your saffron needs we will be able to meet them. Get you Wholesale price right here by registering your business and placing your order online. To customise your order or to get a free sample you can also Chat with us online or send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Does Saffrona offers free delivery?
Delivery is free for all orders over $50, Australia-wide. For purchases under $50, we use the rates offered by Australia Post. Please use our shipping calculator integrated into our shopping cart or refer to our Terms & Conditions for pricing and more details.
What is Saffron?
Saffron is one of the most precious spices in the world. spice derived from the flower of Crocus sativus, commonly known as the "saffron crocus". The vivid crimson stigma and styles, called threads, are collected and dried for use mainly as a seasoning and colouring agent in food. Saffron has long been the world's most costly spice by weight. It is handpicked and requires almost 175,000 flowers to create a single kilogram of saffron.
Where dose Saffron come from?
It is believed that saffron originated and was first cultivated in Greece, but today the spice is primarily grown in Iran, Greece, Morocco, and India. While micro-scale production of saffron does exist in Australia, most saffron found here is imported.
What does Saffron Taste like?
Saffron is extremely subtle and fragrant. The slightly sweet, luxurious taste is totally enigmatic—it's tricky to describe but instantly recognizable in a dish.
How should I use Saffron?
Grind 2 tsp. saffron threads, along with a sugar cube or a pinch of coarse salt, to a powder with a mortar and pestle or a spice mill to draw out the most flavor and color. Then add ¼ cup warm water and let cool. This is the vibrant elixir to use in your paella, buttery saffron rice, and special occasion desserts like saffron-rose water brittle.
Why should I buy from Saffrona?
Our Saffron is chosen by WORLD-CLASS CHEFS and top-dinning destinations of Australia. We price competitively and have the capability to fulfill large orders quickly. We are one of a few producers of Organic Super Negin Saffron in the world. This variety has all red Stigma and it is far longer than the Grade I, Sargol saffron. Moreover, it is far superior in colour, smell and taste compared to the Grade I. You’ll find the perfume of our saffron to be hypnotic. The flavor is penetratingly musky, earthy, with notes of honey and violet. Our Golden Saffron is harvested from Pure Saffron Farms and its 100% Natural red threads exclude any chemical, preservatives, synthetic pesticides, food additives or colorings