The History of Saffron
The Cultivation and usage of saffron in Iran dates back to 3000 years ago. The Persian saffron which is also called " The red gold" grows in desert regions so that it is called the " The Gold of Kavir" as well. Persian saffron is globally known for its incomparable quality, fascinating fragrance, pleasant flavor, and superb coloring strength.
Iranians exported the Saffron to many parts of the ancient world and they also introduced its properties to Greeks, Romans, Chinese and Semiotic people including Arabs. The farming practices and patterns of this plant were also introduced to the Islamic nations living in Mediterranean areas during the first four decades after Hijrah.