Saffron, the golden flower, carries a rich ancient history, and it is one of the elitist spices in the world. The rich-golden-hue coloured saffron has multiple uses, from food to prayers to perfumes; saffron has always been the queen of spices.
*Impurity in saffron is not new and not uncommon. However, it’s one of the most contaminated spices in the market if not purchased from trusted brands and sources.
*Due to climate change and inadequate rainfall, efficient saffron cultivation has been an un-ignorable challenge that Kashmiri farmers face. Additionally, multiple factors such as outdated farming techniques, falling government subsidies.