Saffron cultivating opportunities in Southern Africa

Saffricon is the first official farming producer in South Africa and offers various opportunities to farmers to get involved with saffron cultivation and is positioned to support prospective farmers in the process. Saffron is a unique crop and by far the world’s most expensive spice.

Known as red gold, saffron is a spice derived from the flower of Crocus Sativus, commonly known as saffron. The vivid crimson stigma and styles, called threads, are collected and dried for various uses. Saffron is used as a seasoning and colouring agent in various food dishes, in fragrances, perfumes, dye and in medicine for various ailments and health benefits.

SIPS

SAFFRON INCUBATION PROGRAMME BY SAFFRICON (SIPS) For communities interested in starting their own saffron cultivation business, funded either privately or by the government.

Trial Pack

Saffricon is offering this trial pack to test saffron farming in their area and climatic conditions before expanding their saffron growing operation.

Gardener Pack

Saffricon created the Gardener Pack, especially for the avid gardener who want to plant a few corms in their garden for own use.

Small Scale and Commercial Farming

With support from Saffricon, the producer plants and cultivates saffron on their own landcrop.

Saffron is a special crop and by far the world’s most expensive spice. Known as red gold, saffron is is a spice derived from the flower of Crocus sativus, commonly known as the saffron crocus.

The vivid crimson stigma and styles, called threads, are collected and dried for various uses. Saffron is used as a seasoning and colouring agent in various food dishes, in fragrances, perfumes, dye and in medicine for various ailments and health benefits.

 

Cultivate Saffron

The world’s most expensive spice

Saffricon is supported by Laeveld Agrochem, Agri Technovation and Agri All Africa.

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Please note: Delivery for the Gardener Pack and Trail Pack will not occur until February 2024.