Saffron recognition principle

Pure saffron when the water warm or lukewarm broadcast instantly identifiable to the specific form of saffron flags or small pieces of safflower flowers and marigold is like.

One of the cases of fraud in the use of chemical dyes and artificial saffron is the color of the saffron crocus is unauthorized use in industry. The most common colors such as Tartrazine, Orange II, Amaranth, Sunset Yellow, Ponceau 4R, Kynvlyyn is Yellowstone.
Another fraud saffron crocus weight is applied to low sales. Other cases of fraud can be added saffron, saffron, salt and sugar to mention that it is a crime to increase.
One way to detect it is to have a bitter taste of saffron tasting sweet or salty taste is, but if it’s the kind of salt or sugar added that are the source of alkalinity.

In general, those who sell counterfeit products, packaging manufacturer that is lacking complete and accurate in color hints and packaging saffron fully explained.

According to the national standard, the following should not be seen in saffron:

Adverse physical items that are associated with yarn, sand and gravel, living or dead insects and mites, mold and mildew that can be seen with the naked eye and are also infected rodents and birds.
Chemical inappropriate to include high moisture content, total ash, acid insoluble ash, water soluble extract, bitterness, safranal, color strength, total nitrogen, crude fiber, mass of foreign material, crime remains a goal.

make sure that the standard logo, a logo license or health code you see on the packaging.

Tips and packaging saffron color

One convenient package saffron must have all the following:

  • Complete and correct address & Phone number of factory
  • Number of building permit
  • Standard mark
  • Date of manufacture and expiry
  • Name and trade register
  • Batch or series production
  • net weight
  • Type saffron with its ratings

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