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Saffron Extracts

Kancor’s Saffron Extract is obtained by the solvent extraction of carefully selected stigma of the saffron flower. Since its aromatic compound, Saffranal, is volatile and delicate in nature, special care is taken during the extraction process. This unique extract is red in colour, with a slightly sweet, hay-like flavour..

Saffron Extracts are a cost-effective alternative as compared to highly-priced saffron available in the market. Saffron is a unique spice that is derived from Crocus sativus flower, native to Eastern Mediterranean and India. Apart from being used for its colour and mild flavour, saffron also has a number of health benefits. It is often used in culinary and pharmaceutical applications.

Product Name Format Solubility Certifications
SAFFRON EXTRACT  Liquid  Water Soluble  HALAL/KOSHER
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Frequently Asked Questions


How is Saffron extract obtained?
One of the most sought after spices in the world, Saffron is derived from Crocus Sativus flowers that usually grow in the eastern Mediterranean areas and in India. Saffron extract is obtained by the solvent extraction of the dried stigmas of saffron flowers. The aromatic compound in Saffron, Saffranal, is known to be volatile and delicate, which is why solvent extraction is preferred. Saffron extracts are cost effective alternative to highly priced saffron.

What are the colour and flavour characteristics of saffron extracts?
Slightly sweet and hay-like in flavour, Saffron extracts are red in colour. Primarily used for its colour and flavour attributes, saffron extracts are a favourite in culinary applications. Saffron extract manufacturers like Kancor are known for their pure and natural extracts.

Which applications are Saffron extracts used in?
Saffron extracts are commonly used as a colouring and flavouring agent in snacks, confectionery, dairy products, beverages, baked products and personal care products. Saffron is also known for its health benefits thus making it a key ingredient in pharma and nutraceuticals formulations.

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