In line with our goals, the Persian Flower Phenomenon (Padide Gole Parsian) company has established a modern laboratory equipped with modern machines and facilities. It has two sections: Micro-biotic and physic-chemistry. All the significant factors of saffron (including added color tests, moisture percentage, quality of color, austereness, and aromatic quality, and etc.), and microbiotic tests are done here under the rules of Iran’s national standards (259-1).
Saffron standards are shown in the following table:
|Ref.||Title||Standard Number||Last update|
|2||Saffron-laboratory manual||2-259||May 1998|
|3||Sampling saffron||3659||September 1996|
|4||Saffron-Microbial characteristic and lab manual||5689||September 2002|
|5||Saffron (Crocus sativus linnaeus) specification||3632-1||December 2003|
|6||Saffron (Crocus sativus linnaeus) test method||3632-2||December 2003|