You can be guaranteed that what we produce at Eladnelle Farm, is pure saffron.
Our Saffron was planted, grown, picked, processed and packaged (all by hand), in the pristine environment of the Upper Derwent Valley of Tasmania.
Did you know that 150,000–250,000 flowers are required to produce one kilogram of saffron? Think of the amount of labour and effort this involves, this then may give you an idea of its cost. Luckily when you purchase pure Saffron you will not require as much as if you bought fake saffron. By preparing our Saffron before use (as described on the packaging), a little can go a long way.
Pure saffron (the stigma) competes against powdered product that is not pure (i.e. the product may include other flower parts such as the stamens) or product where saffron has been blended with a spice such as turmeric. We as Australian growers must therefore produce a premium grade spice and much success has already been gained in developing a reputation for this.
Four most common indicators of fake saffron are:
If you choose to buy directly from our farm; you can then know our 100% Australian product is as advertised.
Jen & Lee own and operate Eladnelle Farm. They produce and sell high-quality Tasmanian Saffron.