Saffron is the dried stigma (tiny thread-like strands)
from a small, purple crocus. It is the world’s most
That’s because each flower provides only three stigmas,
which are picked and dried by hand, and it takes tens of
thousands of individual strands to produce one ounce
of saffron. Saffron is the most expensive spice all around the
world and is in huge demand because of its health and beauty benefits.