Kashmir holds the proud destination of being saffron sacred places in India. Kistwad and Pampore are the place for which Kashmir is famous for this explicit spice across the globe. The saffron available here is popular with the name Kashmir Saffron or Kashmiri Saffron.
Kashmiri Saffron (Kesar) that we supply to all consumers and traders is Kashmiri saffron under our brand name (Chandni Saffron) known as the best quality saffron which we stand guarantee for its exotic aroma and flavour in culinary preparations around the globe.
Sargol refers to the "top of the flower". Our Sargol saffron is made up of the red stigmas which have been professionally cut and separated from the style prior to drying.
Stigmas are cut in such a manner that they don’t trap the moisture inside. Colouring power is the only measuring tool that assures you of consistent saffron quality.
Saffron is obtained from the flower which is well known as "Crocus Sativus". Based on the quality, Saffron is presently sold are of two type selected quality and the unselected quality. Selected quality also known as MONGRA, that we have elaborated in Kashmiri Mogra Saffron. The unselected quality is generally known as LACHCHA.
Lachcha Saffron is also one of the grades of Kashmiri Saffron. The long and flat dark red threads that contain some yellow filaments besides the stigmas and floral wastes which we find are known as Lachcha.
Zarda Saffron is the just the tail of red filament from the flower. We make all efforts to preserve Zarda saffron Quality because it has its own characteristic fragrance and taste. The popular demand of Zarda Saffron lies on the huge list of its usage and its utility factors.
Bunch saffron contains the stigma with the whole style from the tip of the dark red threads to the yellow color tail of the filament.
Pushali saffron is very vivid because it contains the stylish red stigma with a yellowish tail at the bottom. It contains the stigma with an approximate style of 3 - 7mm. This kind of saffron has lower color strength as compared to Kashmiri and Sargol saffron. It is produced at the early stages of harvesting season. This grade of saffron is not cut like sargol and therefore contains some yellow parts from the style of the plant and also a bit of floral waste.
Negin Saffron is a superior quality of Pushali Saffron. This Negin saffron has much longer and thicker stigmas than the normal Pushali Saffron. Negin saffron is characterized by its very long filaments. This saffron also has a bit of the yellow style left attached to some of the saffron stigmas. This Negin Saffron has a much better colouring strength as compared to normal Pushali Saffron. Negin Saffron is also rated by flavor and bitterness with the quality standard, and the minimum values for these are 20 and 70, respectively.