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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Flashback 007
Flashback 007

Ok...i want to taste it...and for that i will need money...so sub my Channel...so thst i can earn money enough to buy those...#vice-versa

53 minutes ago
Asiya Shaikh
Asiya Shaikh

Just adding a bit of saffron to a dairy based desert really really elevates the taste of it. My mom refuses to make sheer khurma on Eid if she doesn't have saffron and rose essence. She's like... what's the use of toiling over a dish if it's soul is going to be missing?

16 hours ago
Hbfjkx Jnfnf
Hbfjkx Jnfnf

Iuwhy do people dislike

16 hours ago
that is not correct
that is not correct

Here in the Philippines. 1 kilo of chili is 1,000 Philippine Peso. 🙃

19 hours ago
GoldenHorizion Biologics
GoldenHorizion Biologics

Saffron also grows in Tibet, China.

23 hours ago
Otaku Gamer
Otaku Gamer

There is fake safron and real the fake is cheaper but just give color no flavor like food coloring I cook with saffron and it was hard finding a good place to buy from but it deserves it

Day ago
David Stanton
David Stanton

That man is sexy.

Day ago
Alec Lyons
Alec Lyons

You need to do better fact checking lb is not a kg

2 days ago
NatePlex
NatePlex

D R Y L I G M A

2 days ago
CaPtAiN WoBbLeS
CaPtAiN WoBbLeS

NoT aS pRiCY as SpIcE sPIce

2 days ago
Styram Boi
Styram Boi

Iranians are rich xd saffron there in Iran is like only 100000 rials which is just like 3 dollars for a pound and it’s not even the most expensive spice there lol I know this cuz I’m Iranian and if u don’t believe me, here’s a sentence سلام، من ايراني ةستم That took way longer than I expected lol

2 days ago
FellowRser
FellowRser

soo i smelled it at a store and it was fuckin rancid

2 days ago
Brandy Wasay
Brandy Wasay

Proves humans are the worst animal species in the world. Trust me, it is not only caviar that tastes awful and expensive, , there are so many other endangered fish or fungus that also tastes awful but are super expensive. Those who eat Caviar and saffron should be put into death row

2 days ago
Adam's Plane butter Tips!
Adam's Plane butter Tips!

oof,its cheap in uzbekistan so

2 days ago
Justice For Seth Rich WWG1WGA
Justice For Seth Rich WWG1WGA

Like Zac Effron?

2 days ago
Ozzy C
Ozzy C

My name is Arash djwjskuchemksunckwixyhnwkxihnekoichnwkichnskkoidbndi

3 days ago
SwigtimeFoxy
SwigtimeFoxy

Sooo, is this why saffron city exists?

4 days ago
Vrej Egon Spengler
Vrej Egon Spengler

Vanillin was expensive too. Then chemistry came to the rescue and eugenol was converted to vanillin. Now, it is produced by some other means. beta-menthol was expensive as well. A japanese chemist found an artificial way of making it. Now, we have tons of peppermint flavored gum, chocolate, cigarettes, etc.

4 days ago
M. Karbaschi
M. Karbaschi

Saffron aroma is made of a cocktail of many compounds unlike the other ones you listed.

4 days ago
MrHousetronic
MrHousetronic

Not only did you fail to mention that saffron is always produced in Greece, but you are also obviously unaware that the best saffron is produced there. https://greekcitytimes.com/2018/09/06/greeces-saffron-known-as-the-best-in-the-world/

4 days ago
Mohit rawat
Mohit rawat

Thanks for giving daily new knowledge about world

4 days ago
0MGItzGi0
0MGItzGi0

I got a saffron ad lol

4 days ago
Mean Jilani
Mean Jilani

Same

4 days ago
dd dd
dd dd

All the women should eat this!

4 days ago
llMonikall
llMonikall

We watched this yesterday at school, #sharekolang

4 days ago
Vico Gambino
Vico Gambino

I smoked my mom's saffron & she beat my ass like I owed her something! Now I know why!

5 days ago
Tomoe Kun
Tomoe Kun

Wait...I just saw the same one at our backyard or am I just imagining things again...Or am I???

5 days ago
Ismael Abubeker
Ismael Abubeker

Galahgabiate

5 days ago
Junjun
Junjun

Finally. A name to rival Arnold Schwarzenneger.

5 days ago
M. Karbaschi
M. Karbaschi

You should see some of those Mexican, Spanish and Sri Lankan last names. They go for ever.

4 days ago
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tuxtuxtuxtuxtuxtuxtuxtuxtuxtuxtuxtuxtuxtuxtux

Inb4 Because saffron!

5 days ago
Jasoniskewl
Jasoniskewl

that damn rat stole the whole bottle

6 days ago
Tin Yuaz
Tin Yuaz

whats a pound, what did you do with kilogramms?

6 days ago
Sk Yang
Sk Yang

that dudes ancestor must be on crack for that last name. 0:22

6 days ago
HAUNTED GHOST PLAYER
HAUNTED GHOST PLAYER

Why are toys r us toys more expensive then silk or this thing

6 days ago
Lance Lindle Lee
Lance Lindle Lee

The price of Saffron is actually over exaggerated. Yes, per pound is expensive but you really only need a small amount.

6 days ago
hate me like you love me
hate me like you love me

What if we never buy them? ... Will the price decrease? :'D

6 days ago
meocats
meocats

i don't think it can go any lower than 5dollars a day worker wage. actually, it would get more expensive because it would get rarer. it would have to become mainstream for prices to drop, and the companies who get rich selling it investing into biotechnology to make the crop yield greater.

11 hours ago
Jamie Hua
Jamie Hua

I got an ad of saffron

7 days ago
David Something
David Something

No wonder Remy risked his life to put this in his lightningy cheese mushroom

7 days ago
Logan Stinnett
Logan Stinnett

I bought half a pound of this in Egypt for cheap and sent it home to my family to resale for profit and they just threw it away cause "they would never cook with it"

7 days ago
Logan Stinnett
Logan Stinnett

M. Karbaschi no i didnt, its cheaper if you get it from the source. Like I said I got it in Egypt.

4 days ago
M. Karbaschi
M. Karbaschi

Because what you bought was fake saffron. Real saffron can not be cheap.

4 days ago
Latreice Worthen
Latreice Worthen

Why we paying so much for it & they only making 5 a day not even 5 dollars an hour it's a shame it's slavery smh

7 days ago
M. Karbaschi
M. Karbaschi

Thats not slavery. Thats the payment for a worker in those regions.

4 days ago
Tidus Zanarkand
Tidus Zanarkand

Ghalehgolabbehbahani

8 days ago
royalspices compony
royalspices compony

https://royalspices.net/

8 days ago
Aquacelot
Aquacelot

i thought my phone was going off because of the music

8 days ago
Ella.25
Ella.25

Because of Ratotoulie

8 days ago
Niko Santos
Niko Santos

workers of the world unite!

8 days ago
Without Religion
Without Religion

Saffron isn't cheap in Iran

8 days ago
Sadik Toys Review
Sadik Toys Review

WHERE HER BAG IS FROM OR WHICH BRAND I NEED TO KNOW

8 days ago
KZN
KZN

Who loves saffron my mom is from Iran and we eat like saffron everyday

9 days ago
Anthony Mercanti
Anthony Mercanti

Stigma more like ligma

9 days ago
Aikano9
Aikano9

His last name is me bashing my head into the keyboard because I accidentally deleted my 80 page essay on the importance of saving often in word

9 days ago
Antonio Kinsey
Antonio Kinsey

I use turmeric because I can’t afford saffron but don’t worry, my family will be ok;)

9 days ago
Reckless& Relentless
Reckless& Relentless

Would be annoying to harvest them all individually, but if you have the land it would be worth it!

9 days ago
Aman Dutta
Aman Dutta

Keshariya 😍 .

9 days ago
Shawkat Ali
Shawkat Ali

Saffron Importer & Salar Original Iranian. 01811443742

10 days ago
Boi Mesa
Boi Mesa

who's song is it playing at the end??

10 days ago
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siri sirisha

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10 days ago
Monique Perreault
Monique Perreault

I got a ad about Saffron before this episode

10 days ago
Clint Richardson
Clint Richardson

Why is saffron so pretentious?

10 days ago
Francisco Feest
Francisco Feest

this is amazing

10 days ago
Ethan Jelo Martinez
Ethan Jelo Martinez

Remy has some expensive taste

10 days ago
June D
June D

wow my respect for this flower is more now 💜

10 days ago
Spring Chik
Spring Chik

What does saffron taste like? I'm afraid to buy it then ruin it in a recipe that I don't even know how it should taste. I want to try it at least once in my life though, on my bucket list I guess.

10 days ago
FaizaN Penn
FaizaN Penn

http://www.gofaizan.com

11 days ago
Foxina
Foxina

Did anyone else get an ad for saffron before the vid? Lol

11 days ago
Obnyr
Obnyr

Before long we'll have AI drones that can flawlessly pick the stamens without the need for human workers.

11 days ago
Florida Man
Florida Man

25 tons? That's just more than 1 truck load.....

11 days ago
BULLETS ALLSTARS
BULLETS ALLSTARS

All that talk and still no idea how it tastes like

11 days ago
Electronic Gamerz
Electronic Gamerz

my name is expensive?

11 days ago
Finn The Human
Finn The Human

over rated..

11 days ago
Brandy
Brandy

stigma... the sister of ligma?

11 days ago
Ali Nik
Ali Nik

Well...this is bullshit. maximum 5 dollars is a huge over-exaggeration and due to the different values of currency even 5 dollar per day is a not that low.

11 days ago
SpeC Clan
SpeC Clan

THERES SAFFRON GROWING IN MY GARDEN. IM RICHHHH

12 days ago
Havoc X
Havoc X

Your name is what?

12 days ago
Justin Long
Justin Long

4:25 The pharmaceutical industry ?

12 days ago
King Gaming
King Gaming

The add of this video is about the same time about this video

12 days ago
Mark H
Mark H

Holy cripes...a NARCOTIC?! I don't do drugs, or condone drugs, but DANG, that is cool!

12 days ago
Anonymous
Anonymous

Dried ligma??

12 days ago
beaconinthedark
beaconinthedark

Hell of a last name 😁

12 days ago
Trash Pepperoni
Trash Pepperoni

All Remy wanted was this and look what happened

12 days ago
silver_donut11 •
silver_donut11 •

O.O here in sweden we literally make cookies with safron every christmas! wat

12 days ago
Sinclair Dewitt
Sinclair Dewitt

I got saffron rock candy and it’s pretty dam good

12 days ago
Sidhant Sood
Sidhant Sood

Arash Globglogabgalab

12 days ago
Crystal games and Blogs
Crystal games and Blogs

Al I need are three seeds or 5 then plant then selll il be rich so quickly

12 days ago
ali babaei
ali babaei

As an Iranian, his name is a little hard to spell or pronounce even with Persian standards😅

12 days ago
Just Me
Just Me

54 years old and first time hearing about Saffron,

12 days ago
Weirdo Williams
Weirdo Williams

I make about $200 a day to make lil smokies. God bless the USA.

13 days ago
Lit Music
Lit Music

In my country saffron does not cost that much....IDK why P.S i don't live in asia or europe

13 days ago
Izak Brundage
Izak Brundage

There was saffron ad on this vid. Lol

13 days ago
AbductionFromAbove
AbductionFromAbove

They should raise the price of saffron if it means paying the workers more.

13 days ago
AJ GAMING
AJ GAMING

you gotta understand that some people are greedy

23 hours ago
Gwynbade
Gwynbade

All that will do is raise profits

10 days ago
Cold FE
Cold FE

Dude you can get rich if you go to saffron city in pokemon

13 days ago
Willem DaFuckedUp
Willem DaFuckedUp

i'm surprised there isn't some sort of mass harvesting plant in the US that cant do this with a good machine

13 days ago
Willem DaFuckedUp
Willem DaFuckedUp

I wana cum in it

13 days ago
TheVJProduction
TheVJProduction

Did I hear "treats pms?" STOP YOUR HORSES EVERYONE!!! I want elon muask to ditch electric car and invest medical research for this pms cure. I want congress to put all the government funding into finding this pms cure. I want cancer, hiv/aids, make a wish foundation to funnel all their money into this. I want a gofundme dedicated to this. I want black lives matter, male white privilege, #metoo movement, ugh... ugh... and Donald trump to start funding this shit now!!!

13 days ago
يوسف الزهراني
يوسف الزهراني

الزعفران صار سفرون حيل الله اقوى

13 days ago
Emilio Ruiz
Emilio Ruiz

It is pronounced (((((((((( PA - E - YA ))))))))))) Not paieia, it is simple. Dont add unexistant vocals XDD

13 days ago
Crispy K
Crispy K

So cheap labor equals high prices? Nahhh just some rich greedy fucks as always becoming even richer by exploiting others just like all the other rich people do. There's nothing complicated about it, but they make it sound like that because most people won't bother looking into it and they can keep their big profit thanks to cheap labor and stupid people willing to pay high prices for something that isn't worth all that much.

13 days ago
Lucas Lim
Lucas Lim

Tom hardy, is that you

13 days ago
Muhammad Raiyan
Muhammad Raiyan

my name is Arash....GHASKDFLH AJDSGFNB,CZMHVXCJHFV,ZJB ,12,3NJB N NSC DZDS FFZV

13 days ago
cristopher wong
cristopher wong

I never knew how stupid you all can be. That Arab, so huge, so many lands, wasted.

14 days ago
It'sJisooPlayz
It'sJisooPlayz

ik the stigma

14 days ago
๖ۣۜ♥๖̶tacokitten๖̶
๖ۣۜ♥๖̶tacokitten๖̶

*iS sAfFrOn FaRmInG fLoWeR eUgEnIcS*

14 days ago
balamstudios
balamstudios

Actually you can get it for cheap in Mexico. Its a cheap spice there.

14 days ago

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