About Saffron


ImanMehr Pure Persian Saffron

Saffron “Crocus Sativus”

Crocus Sativus blooms from October to December.
Each blossom has three stigmas. About 150000 Crocus Sativus flowers are gathered to produce to one kilogram of dried saffron.
Saffron may be categorized under the international standard ISO 3632 and National Standard 259-2 after laboratory content measurement of:

  • Crocin (color)
  • Picrocrocin (taste)
  • Safranal (aroma)


Persian saffron is a natural spice also called Red Gold. This is the most precious valuable spice in the world.  It is a spice derived from the bright red stigmas of – Crocus sativus plant and is used for many culinary purposes and sweets or desserts to give them a fragrant color and medicinal properties. Saffron and Iran are uniquely linked together. Iran harvests over 90% of the world’s production of saffron. Persian saffron is globally known for its incomparable quality, fascinating fragrance, pleasant flavor, and superb coloring strength.

Usage of saffron

  • Food industry (Food, Beverages, confectionary, Spices)
  • Medicinal & Pharmaceutical, Supplements
  • Cosmetic
  • Flavorings



  • Anti-Oxidant
  • Weight Loss (Controls Appetite)
  • Improve mood
  • Cancer Prevention
  • Anti-Depressant
  • Neurological Problems
  • Digestion
  • Eye Vision
  • Control Heart Rate
  • Regulate Blood Pressure
  • Enhances skin complexion
  • Relieving premenstrual syndrome (PMS)





The highest quality of iranian Saffron is called “Negin” and thus is the most valuable.
Negin saffron is longer and thicker than common saffron. Negin contains all the stigma without the style (yellow part).

Negin Saffron Stigma Grades
Based on Grade and Quality of each type, the prices are determined.

  • Super Negin AAA
  • Negin Grade A



Sargol Saffron All red saffron contains only top red part of the stigma. All broken parts are removed. Color potency of Sargol grade is very high.

Sargol Saffron Stigma Grades
Based on Grade and Quality of each type, the prices are determined.

  • Sargol AllRed Grade AAA
  • Sargol Grade A



Pushal Saffron contains stigma along with a part of style (yellow part).

Pushal Saffron Stigma Grades
Based on Grade and Quality of each type, the prices are determined.

  • Pushal Grade A
  • Pushal Grade B
  • Pushal Grade C



Saffron Powder is prepared by fine grinding (according to usage) of Sargol, Pushal and Bunch parts of the plant. In grinding process, special mechanism and technology is used to prevent loss of saffron properties and active ingredients. Saffron Powder is mainly used in confectionary, spices, beverages, cosmetics and medicine.



Packing Information:

  • Bulk from 250gr – Polyethylene Bags / Metal Can / Drum in Carton



  • Retail Packs with Dr. Bean Brand or Private Brand and label – from 0.5gr up to 25gr for supermarkets, chain stores, restaurants and home cooking


Dr. Bean 2, 3 and 4 gram Sargol Saffron



Negin Saffron



Sargol Saffron