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Company and Brand

SAFRANTE GLOBAL COMPANY, S.L.U. is a Spanish based company made up of a highly qualified professional team, with a very long experience and constant updating of the productive means.

We are manufacturers and wholesalers of saffron threads or filaments, saffron powder and Safrante: our flagship extract. Our saffron is ruled under the International Standard ISO 3632. And of course, we are also HACCP certified.

Fruit of hard and daily labor we are now present in more than 20 countries all around the World.

Our main brand is SAFRANTE® (whose name comes from our extract). After years of researching with saffron we developed a 100% natural extract with no additives, which conserved the main features of saffron: its unequalled aroma, its bright color and of course its unbeatable flavor. SAFRANTE is the first and only product in the World that can compete with the queen of the spices but with the advantage of being exceedingly more economical.

Extenda Internacional Enclave 2013

Safrante Global Company was chosen as a reference in the Andalusian agri-food exportation by Extenda, with the presence of our Sales Director as a speaker at the Enclave 2013, celebrated in Seville.

Safrante, a high quality saffron which has already conquered 4 continents.

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The Extract

Our brand is SAFRANTE (whose name comes from our extract). After years of researching with saffron and trying what no other company has been able to do, we developed a 100% natural extract with no additives, which conserved the main features of saffron: its unequalled aroma, its bright color and of course, its unbeatable flavor.

SAFRANTE is the first and only product in the World that can compete with the queen of the spices but with the advantage of being exceedingly more economical.

Description

The product is a yellow orange powder, 100% natural, with a characteristic smell and flavour, made from a freeze dried extract of saffron. Saffron is the dried stigma of the Crocus Sativus Linnaeus, a perennial plant of the iridaceous family with tubular purple flowers and in the centre of the flower is a pale yellow stem which becomes the three orange red stigmas that once dried is the spice known as saffron. 160,000 – 220,000 of these fresh flowers are needed to make one kilo of dried saffron. The word saffron or azafrán in Spanish comes from the Arabic word “zafarán” which means yellow and from “saharfarm” meaning sane thread. Saffron gives an attractive colour to food and adds an exquisite aroma and flavour. It is an essential ingredient in French Bouillabaisse, Spanish Paella and Italian Rissotto.

The colour comes from the crocine, the aroma from the safranal and the characteristic bitter flavor from the picrocrocine.

Properties

Saffron is used in food as a natural food colorant and for its aroma and flavour. In medicine it is used for both preventative and curative means in the treatment of a wide range of illnesses ranging from arthritis to impotence and infertility. It is well known for its aphrodisiac properties and is used throughout Asia, particularly in Chinese and Tibetan medicine.

It is used in medicine to reduce inflammations and urinary infections, in menstrual disorders, to strengthen the heart and cool the brain. It is also used the treatment of diabetes. It is used in remedies for asthma and coughs, in the treatment of alcoholism, acne and other skin disorders. Thanks to the crocetinas it can help reduce cholesterol levels in the blood and increase the body’s anti-virus defence system. Studies based on Urdang’s works on ancient and medieval times show anti-tumor and anti-cancer properties. In ancient Egypt saffron was used in cases of kidney problems as mentioned in Eber’s Papyrus (Ca 1550 BC).

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We belong to the Sabor a Málaga trade mark

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Sabor a Málaga

Our company is located in the province of Málaga, rich in many different ways, in its wide variety of products and raw materials, in quality, in activity, in innovation and tourism as well as in international image and industrial activities, like the ones developed in wine cellars, oil mills, meat industries and cheese factories, among other agro-food industries.

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SABOR A MÁLAGA which translates literally as “Taste of Málaga” – is a trade mark that arises from a serious planning and the joint efforts of the sector. It emerges from the study of the demand and the approach of each of the 16 sectorial committees summoned by the Provincial Council, participating more than 400 agricultural and fishing companies as well as agro-food and gastronomic companies of Málaga province since August 2011.

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Quality & Safety

Otherwise known as “red gold”, saffron is the world’s most expensive spice. But, as an object of desire it can also be a victim of fraud. Low quality saffron is often traded on international markets, and the specifications for pure saffron are not always respected.

SAFRANTE GLOBAL COMPANY, S.L.U. offers to our customers the highest guarantee of quality basing on 4 main points:

  • Our saffron is ruled under the International Standard ISO 3632-1:2011.
  • We are HACCP certified.
  • We have been one of the first and few saffron specialist companies in Spain to obtain one of the most rigorous food safety certifications in the World: the IFS.
  • All our batches are analyzed in external laboratories accredited by ENAC (Entidad Nacional de Acreditación), the body designated by the Government to assess technical competence in accordance with international standards.

IFS Standards help to comply with all legal food and non-food safety and quality requirements and give common and transparent standards to all concerned suppliers and service providers as well as a concrete and strong answer to the high safety and quality expectations of customers.

Certified Quality

Important Tips About Saffron:

The best way to ensure that the product is 100% pure are the Food Safety Certifications that the supplier may give. Safrante Global Company, SLU has been one of the first saffron companies worldwide having two of the most stringent certifications: BRC (British Retail Consortium) and IFS (International Food Standards), currently holding the IFS.

  • Be wary of products that are too cheap, since 100% pure saffron is not a cheap spice.
  • Also be wary of products whose shelf life is very long, in proper storage conditions the lifetime is around 3 years.
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Products

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Recipes

Risotto with Saffron
Paella
Vegetable soup with saffron and curry
Cod with saffron and garlic
Pasta with cream of saffron
Sirloin with saffron salt
Beef burgers saffron salty
Marinated meat (roasted or at the BBQ)
Burritos with Saffron
Macaroni with Saffron
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“Saffron Rose is an arrogant flower, born at sunrise only to die at sunset”

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SAFRANTE GLOBAL COMPANY, S.L.U.
Polígono La Moraga Nave 1A, Alhaurín de la Torre, 29130 Málaga
Tel: +34 951 94 85 10 – Email: info@safrante.com

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