This type of saffron that called Sargol, is one of the middle quality of types of saffron In terms of the power of color, taste and aroma. Sargol saffron is classified in the category of all red saffron and is a middle quality of saffron with some powder and broken.
If we want to make ranking with types of saffron, Sargol is in the third place after Negin and Super Negin, in terms of color and aroma. This type has high crocin and Safranal yet.
This type of saffron is the product of sieving and cleaning the straw or bunch of it in a special way, during which only saffron stigmas can be seen. However, due to the fact that it is possible to break the stigma during the conversion of the pen or the bunch to the head, this type of material is a bit small and the weight-to-volume ratio is higher than other types of saffron. At the beginning of the saffron harvest season, its color power is higher and in summer, its color power is less.
Among the types of saffron, the coloring power of this type of saffron is more than the rest and is about 210 to 260 units. Of course, the best coloring grade for this type is 270. Consumption of Sargol saffron is more common than other types. For every 115-101 kg of saffron flowers, obtained about 1 kg of Sargol saffro.