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Why saffron is one of the most expensive spices in the world

Why saffron is one of the most expensive spices in the world

170 thousand flowers are needed to create a pound of saffron. Photo: Ulrike Leone / Pixabay Saffron (Crocus sativus) is a really expensive spice. Just to size, you can purchase an ounce for around $ 500, $ 8,000 a pound. What makes it so valuable? Saffron comes from the saffron flower, specifically its stigmata (pollen-bearing …

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