Moonflowers offers the super negin – which is a long stemmed, deep red, and strongly flavored saffron. Moonflowers premium saffron does not contain orange or yellow threads and does not have crumbs. Our saffron is sourced directly from family-owned farms in Afghanistan. Saffron is a premium, natural product, renowned for its exotic fragrance, unique flavor and distinctive color. Its rich aroma and taste adds flavor to any recipe. There are only a few spices in the world as precious as saffron. The saffron spice is unique because of its delicate flavor and vibrant golden color. Each saffron flower contains only three stigmas which can only be harvested by hand. Saffron is one of the most expensive spices because of this labor intensive process. Saffron has inspired the world for more than 4,000 years. Used in ancient rituals, folk remedies, and recognized by the greatest chefs throughout history, saffron is more than just a spice—it's a source of wisdom and health.