This type of saffron that called Negin saffron is one of the high quality of types of saffron in terms of the power of coloring, taste and aroma. It is classified in the category of all red saffron and biggest difference Negin with others types is longer filaments, thicker stigma except Super Negin, less powder and broken filaments Except Super Negin, If we want to make ranking with types of saffron, this type of saffron is in second place after Super Negin, in terms of color and aroma.
This type of saffron is one of the most luxurious and expensive type of saffron and has the highest dyeing power between 230 and 270 units. Production and sale of it, due to the time-consuming and costly process and more activity required for processing, usually has a decreasing trend in different years.
The production process of this type of saffron is, when the saffron is wet and fresh, it is harvested. That is, immediately after harvesting the saffron flower, it separates the white part or saffron cream from its red stigmas. But the method of drying saffron is also effective in its quality. To obtain the highest quality saffron, after separating it from other parts, the saffron is dried smoothly and straight. This will make the dried saffron look beautiful.
On average, one kilogram of pushal saffron is obtained from every 95 kg of saffron flowers and one kilogram of Negin saffron is obtained from every 95-100 kg of high quality saffron flowers.