Distinguish Original Saffron-How to identify its fake saffron or real one?

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Saffron is a spice that comes from Crocus Sativus plant. Saffron that is also known as “Red Gold”, is the most expensive edible material in earth and it is very profitable in agriculture.

When you decide to buy expensive things, knowing about an easy and reliable test to find out the originality of product is very important. Now, for saffron One of the biggest problems is to find that is an original saffron or fake one.

In most of the cases saffron consumers are not able to do it. But, don’t worry. In this essay, we  will teach an easy and fast methode to do it. Then, you can find the difference between pure saffron and forged saffron.

One of the most important ways to finding reality of saffron is its sweetness. Original saffron always smells sweet. But its taste isn’t sweet. By put a small part of it on your tongue you can easily find it is a fake saffron, if it tastes sweet. So, first lesson: sweet saffron is FAKE! In fact, pure saffron should taste bitter and sometimes does not have a taste.

Another way is to soak saffron in cold water for a moment. This can change the color of water to yellow not red. But how we can find the real saffron? First of all the speed of this change can divide original saffron from the fake one. If it changes very fast, its not original saffron.

The second way is that when you take out the pure saffron from water, it still has the same read color like before. In contrast, the fake one turn to white or yellow. This shows that they added to the saffron synthetics color.


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