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Middle East saffron is the sweetest, most precious spice in the world.
Middle East are the major saffron producing country. Middle East occupying the maximum area and contributing about 88% of world’s saffron production. The spice originates from a flower called crocus sativus—commonly known as the “saffron crocus.” It is believed that saffron originated and was first cultivated in Greece, but today the spice is primarily grown in Asia. Newlife Saffron offers world’s most potent authentic saffron from the beautiful fields. Naturally Grown and Hand Harvested. You may think you’re eating Spanish saffron that you just bought at the grocery store, but in reality it’s most likely Middle East saffron.
It takes between 15,000-16,000 flowers to produce 1 kilogram of saffron spice. In the 21st century, Middle East produces some 90% of the world total for saffron with best quality. At US$5,000 per kg or higher, saffron is the world’s most expensive spice. Hailing from the Middle East, saffron is still most commonly used in Mediterranean, Asian, and European cuisine. However, this worldly spice can also be found in a range of dishes around the globe, from Spanish paella and other Greek and Italian rice dishes to rich Indian recipes and Swedish saffron buns.