10 tips to distinguish original saffron from fake

10 tips to distinguish original saffron from fake

10 tips to distinguish original Saffron from fake

  1. Buy Saffron from reputable centers and brands. Although it is said that some brands are counterfeited, the percentage is very low.
  2. Pay attention to the price of Saffron. If the price of Saffron is much lower or much higher than the average market price, the Saffron may not be original.
  3. Pay attention to the coloring of the Saffron. If you put Saffron in boiling water or ice water, its yellow color will gradually disappear and then its color will become bright yellow or orange. This is while in fake Saffron, after placing the strands in water, the red or yellow color immediately comes out and the strands turn white.
  4. According to experts, it can take at least one and a half hours and up to 16 hours to fully extract the original Saffron color.
  5. Paying attention to the scent of Saffron is also very important. Saffron has a special aroma that no other plant is similar to.
  6. The taste of Saffron is bitter and this is a special characteristic of Saffron.
  7. By putting a few strands of Saffron in your mouth, you will notice its bitter taste. If the strands are sweet or salty, it is fake Saffron, and probably the strands of other plants are mixed with honey, sugar, and salt.
  8. Few plants rarely have a bitter taste and the special aroma of Saffron.
  9. The ends of the branches of the Saffron string should be trumpet-shaped. If you check the Saffron flower strings more closely, you will find that the original Saffron strings are trumpet-shaped, which is one of the most important things to identify the original Saffron.
  10. Identification of Saffron by its color. The original color of Saffron is dark. We have seen a lot that when faced with the dark color of Saffron, people think that Saffron is old or not high quality, but this is not the case at all, and You should know that the main color of Saffron is dark.

distinguish original Saffron from fake

10 tips to distinguish original Saffron from fake

6 thoughts on “10 tips to distinguish original saffron from fake”

  1. I did the 3rd case and it turned out that the saffron was the original
    Thank you for the tips you gave on distinguishing original saffron from fake

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