This kind of saffron is pure and contains the stigma without the style. The Threads or stigma of the flower is the actual source of saffron. 105-115 kg of saffron flowers produces 1kg of sargol saffron. Persian Sargol saffron in Iran exceeding ISO 3632 Grade 1 standard and has very high quality. In Spain it is called cope saffron. Color potency of Sargol grade is very high and the score in Iranian saffron is between 220-270usp.
Negin belongs to a new variety of saffron that is longer and thicker than common saffron. It is pure and contains stigma without the style and is the most expensive saffron in the world.
Pushal saffron contains the stigma with an approximate 3-5 mm style. This kind of saffron has lower color strength respect to Sargol saffron. It is produced at the early stages of harvesting season. This saffron grade is not cut like sargol and therefore contains more yellow parts from the style of the plant and higher floral waste. It contains 5% flower waste. It is called mancha saffron in Spain. 101 kg of saffron flowers produces 1kg of sargol saffron.
Daste Saffron (Bunches)
This kind of saffron contains the stigma with the whole style. Bunch saffron includes the entire saffron thread (red part) as well as the style (whitish yellow part), which are bunched together with a string.