Saffron, the coveted female part of the Crocus sativum flower, has been cultivated for centuries for medicinal, culinary and fabric dyeing properties. Our Sargol grade saffron is the best available, featuring only the bright red tips of the stigma, where the highest quality active compounds and flavors reside.
Spice Tribe sources from small cultivators in in the fertile valley of the Hari River in Afghanistan, which shares the same climate and region as their neighbors in Iran where most of the world’s saffron production is located. The distinct floral flavor and golden-red hue make this spice irreplaceable in dishes like Paella and Risotto alla Milanese.
Source: Herat, Afghanistan
Net Weight: 6 – 0.5 gram jars
Our single-origin spices are sourced directly from small farms around the world to highlight the unique terroir of each spice while improving the livelihood of the farmers that grow them.