Saffron Farming, the kind of soil is more important than the climate of the area where it is intended to be grown. Saffron thrives best in warm sub-tropical climate and can be grown at 2000 meters of mean sea level. Saffron is the most expensive spice in the world and it is derived from the dry stigmata of the plant “Crocus Sativus”. Saffron is popularly known as “Red Gold”. Saffron can be grown anywhere in the world and growing it is however very simple and accessible to anyone.
Saffron Farming, flowering starts in the month of October and last for a month. Harvesting should be carried when the flowers are in full bloom stage and early morning picking is proffered. After harvesting the flowers, extract the red pistils from the flowers.
Saffron Market size is expected to witness a high growth owning to increasing demand from food and beverage sector. Rising demand of saffron (kesar) in multi-cuisine food worldwide as a key food ingredient in culinary dishes is driving the product market. Additionally, growing specialized cuisine market globally is likely to propel product market size.
Global saffron market is anticipated to grow at a steady CAGR in the upcoming years. Saffron by nature yields a significant output with low inputs in terms of energy, nutrients and water. Saffron production is carried out worldwide but is a prominent business across markets. Good agricultural practices in saffron production have now incepted to outgrow the advantages and overcome the associated limitations.