Negin literally translates as “the diamond on a ring”. Negin Cut Saffron threads are bright crimson with a yellow style of less than one percent.
we know how difficult the decision of buying saffron can be. The crocin in this particular saffron rates at the top of the ISO color scale. Given the many varieties of saffron (Greek, Spanish, Austrian), Persian Saffron continues to be the most valued for its coloring (Corcin) and flavor (Safranal) properties across the globe.
This particular variety of Gourmet Persian Saffron is high-quality Negin Cut, Grade 1 Saffron. Negin cut saffron filament is highly prized by gourmet chefs for its thickness and dark fully red filaments, whereas other varieties might contain yellow or orange coloring.
Negin saffron has the volume and the thread- length of Pushal and as the same time the color intensity of Sargol. This is not accessible through any artificial color changes and therefore absolutely pure.
This quality has according to ISO-Norm 3632-2
– colouring, Crocin, of about 240
– flavour, Safranal, of about 50
– bitterness, Picrocrocin, of about 95.
What’s difference between Negin and Sargol saffron?
Negin and Sargol are the same in quality and color power but Negin is a bit larger in size, thicker in shape and it more luxury.
What’s difference between Negin and Super Negin saffron?
Super Negin is differentiated from normal Negin strands by its color, length, and thickness. Only the best strands which have been harvested perfectly and sorted for size and dried within 24 hours creating a beautiful bright red color qualify as Super Negin.
Negin Saffron Moisture
Negin Saffron is very sensitive to moisture. Because its filaments are dried and only needs it for fragrance so its moisture should be under 8.2%.
Negin Saffron Color
Its coloring is red and rich and power (ninety-nine percent is red). Its Color Strength is about 240 USP.