Why Is Saffron So Expensive?

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    Harvesting saffron requires a lot of physical labor to get the flowers from the field to final packaging. The harvesting process plus its distinct flavor, smell, and color make it the most expensive spice in the world. It's used in kitchens across the world, as a fabric and skin dye, and may soon be used more widely for medicinal purposes.
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Arash Ghalehgolabbehbahani

7 hours ago
R bergs
R bergs

Great video!!

12 hours ago
K3nshi
K3nshi

Arash who?

Day ago
Abdülaziz Arsarı
Abdülaziz Arsarı

First Class Quality Persian Saffron from the city of Herat, Afghanistan. 1600$ per KG. For contact: +0905373556997 (Whatsapp)

2 days ago
Abdülaziz Arsarı
Abdülaziz Arsarı

First Class Quality Persian Saffron from the city of Herat, Afghanistan. 1600$ per KG. For contact: +0905373556997 (Whatsapp)

2 days ago
dave d
dave d

He needs a post-doctorate degree just to pronounce his name.

2 days ago
Nidal Shehadeh
Nidal Shehadeh

to the best of my knowledge the crocus flower have a chemical in it that has been sympathized and they use it to produce seedless watermelons

2 days ago
vela
vela

saffron is important to make Arabic coffee 😋

3 days ago
Aaron Arnedo
Aaron Arnedo

If I can remember I had saffron before and I hated the taste 😑

3 days ago
Ashraf Muhammad
Ashraf Muhammad

My name is Arash gavjsgavbangshbsbsjsgbsksibev

3 days ago
WolfGuy PlayzMC
WolfGuy PlayzMC

Isn't saffron a city from pokémon?

4 days ago
Farah Oanca
Farah Oanca

I just realised which is the next fav country to introduce democracy 😂😂😂 MOTHERFUCKING IRAN! 😒

4 days ago
Dreamer -
Dreamer -

in saudi arabia we use it in our coffee and rice

5 days ago
Kunal Vichare
Kunal Vichare

What a surname !!!

5 days ago
kavins kitchen
kavins kitchen

I love saffron if any to grow in our home how can it grow any seeds

6 days ago
Jansher Aquib
Jansher Aquib

Some of the best saffron in India comes from Kashmir in the North. One such well know region is Pampore, famous for its saffron fields.

7 days ago
Naira aftab
Naira aftab

its good for beauty and our skin and its healthy

7 days ago
SirAwesom
SirAwesom

Poor flower, they all have a super advanced form of Ligma, Stigma :(( prayers

8 days ago
My Page My World
My Page My World

Very NYC video

9 days ago
I'm a Goos
I'm a Goos

I don't taste it at all, it's just waste of money.

9 days ago
Ishfaq Parray
Ishfaq Parray

Kashmiri saffron considered best in world. We supply it to rest of india and other countries

9 days ago
Murtuza Bhabhrawala
Murtuza Bhabhrawala

Wtf is his last name?

10 days ago
money guys
money guys

So it's flower dicks?

10 days ago
Juicy Tomatoes
Juicy Tomatoes

I hate it when he say worker are cheap in iran..slavery and that.. so sad to hear..

10 days ago
Hamid Rafiee
Hamid Rafiee

Eating real saffron makes you laugh just like what marijuana does :)) In Iran we use saffron in everything such as tea, ice cream, rice, sweets, cakes, fried chicken EVERYTHING :)

10 days ago
Catherine Kate
Catherine Kate

Arash what??

11 days ago
Марто Чудотворецът
Марто Чудотворецът

Saffrona kachi klip btw ako ima bg ta

11 days ago
Denizli Turkey
Denizli Turkey

We have a city named "Safranbolu" in Turkey. Hittities were harvesting Safran around 1600 BC in Turkey.

13 days ago
Archana B
Archana B

0:23 My name is Arash GHALEHGOLABBEHBAHANI 😳😳😳😳😳😳😳😳😳😳😳

13 days ago
Cave Man
Cave Man

it is a very important componant in the arabic coffe .

13 days ago
Jewel's Box
Jewel's Box

Saffron is a gift from Allah.❤️

14 days ago
brkchowdary vnspriya
brkchowdary vnspriya

I like Saffron very much in dishes……

14 days ago
Fanos Sahi
Fanos Sahi

المنافق

14 days ago
Jasleen kaur
Jasleen kaur

No its not so expensive ,y mom has like 5 pounds of that 5 pounds costs like 6000

15 days ago
b nice to creatures
b nice to creatures

saffron is so expensive. because ift was what little loser kids used to cover up there pimple.

15 days ago
Inyalabudbud Punjabbidaliwad
Inyalabudbud Punjabbidaliwad

Safron comes from that shithole....Iran?? Well, no more saffron rice for this American Great Satan....lol.

15 days ago
A.Rahman Ovi
A.Rahman Ovi

Ghaleewawahoowabawabaahapani

15 days ago
Meghana Thakur
Meghana Thakur

My name is Arash gagloeoxkxmekxkem!xoekmxksmels!askjsh.. lel get a name you nuuuuuuuuuub

16 days ago
Bigbang is your bias’s bias and you know it
Bigbang is your bias’s bias and you know it

Mmmmmm saffron and Moroccan cuisine...

16 days ago
Safa Safa
Safa Safa

زعفران وتمن اقوى شي

16 days ago
Yakub Matti
Yakub Matti

India is the country where saffron (kesar) is available cheap...other is iran...

17 days ago
real nigga hours
real nigga hours

Who buys punds of vanilla and saffron??

17 days ago
Unsure Commenter
Unsure Commenter

I got a saffron ad before the video

17 days ago
AwkwardAsian
AwkwardAsian

Saffron + Zac Effron = zaffron

17 days ago
I R
I R

Some country produce Saffron , But Iranian Saffron is one of the kind . The color , the test , the smell is very unic and it’s not sweet . It’s getting expensive because there are less women are willing to work in the farm . Their salary is getting more and they produced less Saffron . There is a season that Saffron is ready so there are tours that tourism are going there and watch how they make Saffron ready .

17 days ago
Pearl the rebel
Pearl the rebel

Why not just plant saffron flowers in a garden

17 days ago
Pearl the rebel
Pearl the rebel

I love saffron rice

17 days ago
ابوالف حسن
ابوالف حسن

I haw saffran afghanish

17 days ago
Tips for Healthy Life
Tips for Healthy Life

It is real gold on earth ...

17 days ago
enrico lobregat
enrico lobregat

saffron is the most expensive spice yet workers are getting paid just 5 dollars max for 10-11 hrs hard labor per day...dont care if its cheaper in iran still its effin b/s...

17 days ago
Can cer
Can cer

We have those I might ask my grandpa to sell it And to also use it for his wealth

17 days ago
Mustafa Austin Powers
Mustafa Austin Powers

Arash what xd

18 days ago
Vicky
Vicky

Saffron doesn’t taste like anything! It tastes like tap water. It’s not even good.

18 days ago
Swift Frost
Swift Frost

I got a saffron ad before this video

19 days ago
Depak Bij
Depak Bij

Can I buy Amarican Saffron Seeds In Punjabi India

19 days ago
yoga pangestu
yoga pangestu

Arash what?

19 days ago
Zaid Thonge
Zaid Thonge

what is harder 1. To harvest Saffron 2. To pronounce his names perfectly

19 days ago
Shaik mohammed Abdullah
Shaik mohammed Abdullah

It’s very useful for sexual health

19 days ago
Kathy Paaaina
Kathy Paaaina

Aloha I wonder if it could be grown in Hawaii just wondering hugs and prayers from me 2 U from Hawaii Oahu

19 days ago
Gh Ve
Gh Ve

In 2:7 upto 2:15 minutes it is AFGHAN saffron production line why they added this since to an Iranian related products this is against the law.

20 days ago
sarweshwor dhungel
sarweshwor dhungel

its in nepal to

20 days ago
vpr max
vpr max

To hell with weed, im growing this

20 days ago
Winsant Store
Winsant Store

I learned 2 things from this video.....Why is Saffron so expensive Plus How bad Iran is.... 😀😀😀 Never ever leave an opportunity to bring a bad name to non European and Non American countries....

20 days ago
sha ahm
sha ahm

I love the taste and smell of saffron especially with milk and pistachio. Bytheway it's also grown in pakistan and is called zafran here

20 days ago
laila plays roblox
laila plays roblox

I’m half Arab but I don’t even like the taste of saffron

21 day ago
Ofw Wadwad
Ofw Wadwad

Thank U, handsome expert.

21 day ago
rammmin1
rammmin1

Saffron make you laugh.

21 day ago
rammmin1
rammmin1

We Iranian, drink saffron tea ,energizing and relaxing.

21 day ago
Shariah Pata
Shariah Pata

In the Philippines it's called Kasubha and it very cheap, like less than a dollar.

22 days ago
Umbra Luna
Umbra Luna

Don't forget that saffron bulbs are poisonous (to rodents and raccoons) and mice absolutely hate the smell of it

22 days ago
scorpioninpink
scorpioninpink

I don't really taste saffron when restaurant put it on my saffron rice. How does it supposed to taste?

22 days ago
scorpioninpink
scorpioninpink

So what happens to the flower?

22 days ago
James Bond
James Bond

My last name is also Ghalehgolabbehnebanienifaboewnfalwenfoah4t949t¤.7z¹ÂÃØjS0

22 days ago
James Monroe
James Monroe

Arash is a P.0.S. $5 a day is not slavery. Would you rather them get 0$???? Cheap labor is why it is grown there.

22 days ago
BuckGreywolfe
BuckGreywolfe

I had a recipe that called for saffron: $17.00 that made the whole dish perfect!

22 days ago
ShyGuy19898
ShyGuy19898

Shouldn't bother with it, remove Saffron.

22 days ago
Nasratullah Rahimi
Nasratullah Rahimi

Recently Afghanistan get very Advanced in producing saffron and the world's best saffron came from Afghanistan

22 days ago
Shaiju Mathew
Shaiju Mathew

In India saffron is somewhat like 100 rs I which in India is very cheap

22 days ago
LagiNaLangAko23
LagiNaLangAko23

Safflower is also a common replacement though it don't have a flavor.

23 days ago
chiya2006
chiya2006

It certainly makes the rice look beautiful you wanna eat the whole dish. The sad thing about it is the labour living conditions where they get paid $ 5.00per day is the killer and unacceptable.

23 days ago
kg 808
kg 808

Wait what was his last name? Say that 3xs fast!

23 days ago
asif bhat
asif bhat

We usually gift our guests with saffron. Be our guests and we will gift you. We are happy that Almighty Lord has bestowed us this gift...

23 days ago
asif bhat
asif bhat

I am a kashmiri and we have our own saffron land. It grows mainly in Pampore and thanks to the Almighty for this incredible gift.

23 days ago
先生マイケル
先生マイケル

I mean who tf made an idea like " hey, you see that flower over their? Let's get a part of it and make some shitty procedure and let's see how'd it taste like".

23 days ago
Araf
Araf

White people interested in spice. Aww so cute.

24 days ago
Afgmotherland
Afgmotherland

Afghanistan Saffron has been tested the best in the world.

24 days ago
farhad norozi
farhad norozi

The International Taste & Quality Institute, a leading independent organization of Chefs and Sommeliers, awarded AFGHAN SAFFRON COMPANY with prestigious culinary award after a rigorous sensory evaluation process. http://www.afghansaffron.com/

24 days ago
reeya Kazi
reeya Kazi

👈👌

25 days ago
oReD_ Mortal
oReD_ Mortal

My name is... *Arash Ghalehgolabbehbahani.*

25 days ago
SiraGem VOC
SiraGem VOC

De fucc is saffron tho

25 days ago
thatsmejalammy 93
thatsmejalammy 93

But it always use in india like a everyday food but it was not that expensive when you eat it

25 days ago
SKM Software
SKM Software

color is also very beautiful

26 days ago
Holosexual Hot
Holosexual Hot

But it tastes so.... good!!! I remember the first time I tried it I will never forget that day! My son called them baby crab legs lol

26 days ago
Rıfi - Amazighi Āľėxıś
Rıfi - Amazighi Āľėxıś

Pure one in Morocco

26 days ago
M A K O
M A K O

saffron gives a fragrance rather than a taste- it is indeed lovely, unmistakable and irrreplacable.

26 days ago
jubiladoatope
jubiladoatope

It is used in paella 😋, wow didnt know it was that expensive!😮

27 days ago
Kang District
Kang District

your video was great and helpful... when you said about iran saffron workers why you used Afghan Faizi saffron company pictures ????

27 days ago
Steven Lee
Steven Lee

To know his name, I had to pause at 0:23

27 days ago
Arna K
Arna K

Brendon Urie?

28 days ago
santiago carreño
santiago carreño

So Saffron it's basically flowers vagina; congrats your pervs

28 days ago

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