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Quality Process

At Shiva sales Corporation, we have our in - house cleaning, processing and packaging unit where we maintain strict hygienic supervision so to ensure 100% pure, fresh and natural quality for each batch of saffron.

We ensure proper quality test for each batch of saffron.

Following are the Chemical requirement of best quality saffron in Filaments or in powder form that is tested before it leaves the factory.

Sr. No. Characteristics Specification Test Method
    Categories  
  Grades I II III IV  
1. Moisture and volatile matter content (mass fraction) %, max. Saffron in filament form. 12 12 12 12 9 of IS 5453
(Part 2) : 1996
2. Total ash(on Dry Basis), % by wt. 8 8 8 8 10 of IS 5453
(Part 2) : 1996
3. Ash insoluble in dilute HCl (On Dry Basis) % by Wt. 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 11 of IS 5453
(Part 2) : 1996
4. Solubility in cold water (on Dry Basis) % by wt. 65 65 65 65 11 of IS 1797 :
1985
5. Bitterness, expressed as direct reading of the absorbance of picrocrocine at 257 nm, (on dry basis), % by wt. 70 55 40 30 13 of IS 5453
(Part 2) : 1996
6. Safranal expressed as diext reading of absorbance of 330 nm (On Dry Basis) % by wt. 20
50
20
50
20
50
20
50
13 of IS 5453
(Part 2) : 1996
7. Colouring strength Expressed as direct reading of absorbance of 440 nm (On Dry Basis) % by Wt. 190 150 100 80 13 of IS 5453
(Part 2) : 1996
8. Artificial water - soluble acid Colorant Absent Absent Absent Absent  
9. Extraneous matter % by Wt. 0.1 0.5 1.0% 1.0%  

 
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