Trade and use of saffron
(大阪府), Kansai , Honshū , Japan .
Saffron has been used as a seasoning , fragrance , dye , and medicine for more than 3,000 years.. The world's most expensive spice by weight, saffron consists of stigmas plucked from the saffron crocus (Crocus sativus). The resulting more
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