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Old 02-14-2019, 11:49 AM   #1
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Is Kashmir saffron on its way out?

I found this very interesting, if somewhat long, article about Kashmir saffron. it痴 in danger. I hope I値l be able to sample some before it disappears! Also hoping I値l be able to afford some before it disappears!


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Old 02-14-2019, 02:22 PM   #2
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I read that yesterday. They need to do some serious educating of the farmers if they're going to save it. On the bright side, Iran supplies 80 percent of the world's saffron, so some version should be available.

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Old 02-14-2019, 02:37 PM   #3
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By the time it arrives in your kitchen, any variations in flavor between saffron grown in different places will be totally lost, IMO. Grades matter more.

Its grown all over the world
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