Pushal Saffron (Pooshal Saffron) contains filaments, which have 1 or 3 mm style. According to ISO 3632 system, Pushal Saffron falls into grade II category that has a color reading of up to 250. Although Pushal does not have Sargol`s pure texture and premium quality, but some consumers prefer to purchase Iranian Pushal to be assured of saffron validity and authenticity. Poushal saffron has a stronger color than Bunch saffron.
Overall, Persian Saffron will usually be high quality as long as it is purchased through a reputable and trusted source. Iran will continue to hold a reputation of High Quality Saffron due to its highly suitable features, such as Climate, Topography, Soil, and Organic Harvesting methods. Choosing any of these types of Persian saffron is a smart choice, but for those looking for the best of the best – Super Negin it the most expensive and rare form of Saffron. It is also the highest quality saffron available on the market.
Saffron is often referred to as the “Red Gold”. One of the main reasons would be that Saffron is the most expensive and delicate spice in the world. Next to the culinary function it has for many centuries, Saffron is also very important in the Pharmaceutical industry.
Pushal saffron is also known as Persian La Mancha Saffron. The saffron of La Mancha cultivated in the region of Castilla La Mancha in the areas of Albacete, Toledo, Cuenca and Ciudad Real. The stigmas of La Mancha and Pushal are similar and this is the reason for the similar naming with Spanish Saffron.