Sargol Saffron is the most common saffron type from Iran. Most of customers often know this type of saffron. Sargol saffron has no yellow part. Sargol Saffron is also known by other names such as head of pen (sar ghalam), head of the root (sar risheh) and excellent saffron. In international market, Sargol saffron also known as the All-Red Saffron (completely red saffron).
Sargol means “Top of the flower” in Farsi. Sargol is a type of Persian saffron that derives from the very top of the saffron thread. Hence, its name “top of flower”, It also has a specific, powerful aroma.
Sargol saffron consists of only dark red stigma tips and has the highest quality compared to the other types.
Sargol saffron is the pure saffron with no broken stand and has the ISO reading of 260-270. Due to accumulation of saffron active components in stigmas, Persian Sargol has a very strong aroma and rich coloring capacity.
Sargol saffron is considered to be high quality due to its lack of Yellow or Orange threads. Sargol can be easily recognized from full and deep red color and short threads. Sargol saffron often contains crumbs and broken threads. This is the truly pure saffron. In producing the Sargol saffron we get only the stigma part of the flower; therefore, the color and fragrance of this saffron is the best and strongest among all other types. It has pure threads without style, which is completely red.