Nutrition Facts

Calories 310246 kcal Carbohydrates 65.37 g
Fat .85 g Monosaturated Fat 0.429 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.067 g Protein 1.432 g
Total Dietary Fiber 3.9 g Ash 5.448 g
Calcium.Ca 110.9 mg Copper.Cu 0.328 mg
Folate 93 mg Iron.Fe 11.1 mg
Magnesium.Mg 264 mg Manganese.Mn 28.408 mg
Niacin 146 mg Phosphorous.P 252.1 mg
Potassium.K 1724 mg Riboflavin 0.26 mg
Selenium.Se 5.6 mg Sodium.Na 148.2 mg
Thiamin 0.115 mg Vitamin A, IU 530 IU
Vitamin A, RE 53 mcg RE Vitamin B6 1.3 mg
Vitamin C Ascorbic Acid 80.8 mg Vitamin E 1.69 mg ATE
Water 11898 g Zinc.Zn 1.09 mg


Chemical Analysis

Parameter (s) Minimum Maximum
Moulds & Insects Nil Nil
Floral waste (% mm) 0.5 10.0
Extraneous matter (% mm) 0.1 1.0
Moisture & volatile Matter (% mm) --- 10%
Bitterness expressed as direct reading of absorbance of picrocine at 257 mm 30.0 ---
Safranal expressed as direct reading of absorbance at 330 20 50
Colouring strength expressed as direct reading of absorbance of crocine at 440 mm 80 190
Total Ash (% mm) on dry basis --- 7.5
Acid Insoluble Ash (% mm) on dry basis 1.0 1.5
Total Nitrogen (% mm) on dry basis --- 2
Foreign colouring matter Nil Nil


Physical Analysis

Parameter (s) Required
Isolated Stigmas (%) 90% - 95%
Colour Deep red
Flavour Slightly bitter & slightly pungent