Cyrus Saffron Gourmet pure Saffron: 100% Pure Saffron Premium Quality all hand picked directly from saffron natural land to your dish. Product of Khorasan Iran. Generally it is about 150 saffron flower that makes 1 Gram Premium saffron which makes 225,000 saffron flowers to make about 1 pound superior saffron. Saffron is simply the king of spices and known as red gold. Saffron it must be harvested only by hand on daily base for about a month before sun light and heat burn the Saffron Stigma. Saffron is used in verity of Persian, Spanish, Italian and seafood dishes. it is growing mainly ib Khorasan Iran , Aragon Spain, Greece some in India and Turkey. Saffron Stigma is about 2 inches and our premium Saffron has only the top portion of saffron stigma. We recommend to use 3 stigma on daily base for health reasons that can be used in saffron yes, Ice cream or sugar, and if is used for cooking release 1/2 tea spoon of threats infused warm water about 10 minute and you will see saffron color start releasing from stigma for preparing saffron dish for 4 to 6 people. saffron threads should be always have the shape of Trumped and that is to know if is a fake or real saffron. About Cyrus Saffron: At Cyrus Saffron, we are committed to provide world class Saffron directly from land to your table. We own few ranches in Khorasan, Aragon, and Eastern Washington state. We are in Saffron business for 3 generations and we do it all from growing saffron, harvesting, lab testing, importing, exporting to get our pure Saffron around the globe. Persian finest 100% Natural Saffron in the world. QUALITY:: Redsaff Khorasan Saffron is 3Xs more potent than Spanish and Indian saffrons with color reading of 275 and has ISO 3632 quality standard and is the Winner of 5 Goldenstar 5 years in a row by International Taste & Quality Institute for its superior aroma, taste, and color. Quality Pure Saffron all hand picked for North East of Iran along with our new establishment Ranch in eastern Washington. Product Of Khorsan, Iran. Directly from Land: we grow, harvest, import and sale our own Saffron and using todays advance technology to bring the finest quality Saffron from our ranches in Khorasan and Eastern Washington to your dishes. Please enjoy.