Distinguish Original Saffron-How too identify its real or fake?

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How to identify real or fake saffron?

Saffron is a spice that comes from Crocus sativus flower. Saffron or red gold is a very expensive eaten material, and it is very profitable in agriculture.

One of the biggest problems about buying saffron is to find is it an original saffron or fake one.

In most of the cases customers are not able to find it. In this essay, we discuss about some ways which we can find the difference between pure saffron and fake saffron.

One of the most important way for finding real saffron is sweetness. Original saffron has always smells sweets not taste sweet, by put a small part of it on your tongue you can easily find it is a fake saffron if it tastes sweet. However, 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, each of them change the color sooner is fake. The second way is that when you take out the pure saffron from water, it still has the same read color like before it, but the fake one turn to white or yellow, this shows that they added to the saffron synthetics color.

 

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