Saffron threads - Sargol (زعفران سرگل)
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Sargol it is made up of the red stigmas which have been professionally cut and separated from the styles prior to drying. Stigmas cut this way provide maximum flavour, aroma and colour in cooking and baking. The only characteristic of this type is the redness of its stigma. Style (white part of saffron) is removed and all red saffron is produced (Cut filament saffron). This type of saffron is completely pure and is with the cute tissue of saffron without style.To maintain the quality of the Sargol Saffron-threads all 3 stamins in the blossom are removed. All white and orange parts are removed so that only single red tips of the stamin remain. Here is the intensive fragrance and its pronounced colour the typical features of the Sargol.
This quality has according to ISO standard 3632-2
- colour, Crocin, of about 240
- flavour, Safranal, of about 50
- bitterness, Picrocrocin, of about 95.