Exporters of saffron
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Exporters of saffron
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Saffron is the most expensive spice in the world (the red gold). About 235 thousand flowers are need to gather one kg of saffron.
Saffron (crocus sativos) contents bio-active compound with potencial benefits for health like: stimulate digestion, powerful antioxidant, neuroprotective, vision health, urinary problems, menstrual disorders regulation, antidepressant, anticancer, aphrodisiac, calm teething pains in childhood, mitigate the effects of insomnia...
Some of the most important components: crocin (red colour), picrocin (bitterness), safranal (aroma), carotenoids, beta-carotene, zeaxanthin, delfinidia, Thiamin (Vitamin B1), Ribofablin (Vitamin B2), magnesium, copper, gentiobiose (disaccharide), lauric acid, palmitic acid, oleic acid, stearic acid...
Saffron stigmas of the Crocus sativus flowers.
French word for "cut", then Saffron stigmas red portion cut from yellow one.
Whole saffron stigmas grossly ground.
Whole Saffron stigmas finely ground.
SUN BRAND is our leading trade mark, more than one hundred fifty years old, with a well-earned renown in the whole world for its topmost standing and full guaranteed quality.
HEACO is our new trade mark currently competitive in both quality and price according to market needs.
For those who seek not only health but also environmental care, we offer premium quality BIO saffron under our best brand, SunBrand. Cultivated with no presence of chemical synthesis substances and obtained through sustainable procedures with the environment, a 100% not altered and natural product.
Would you like to get further information about our products? Do not hesitate and contact us, we will be glad to get back to you as soon as possible.
The HEA&CO has among the equipment an own laboratory with the last technology available to conduct their own analysis and measurements.
More than 150 years of experience in the saffron industry allows us to do an especial selection of saffron every new crop, analysing all and each one of the different batches, either in our own laboratory or by external approved companies, in order to keep the food safety as the strongest and first requisite.
We are aware of the importance of offering the customer products of the highest quality and safety for the consumer, we have chosen to implement and maintain a Food Safety Management System according to the requirements of the FSSC 22000 standard, which will effectively integrate into its management system, contributing to the establishment and development of a continuous improvement process.