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The head offices of the company, as well as the laboratory, the quality department and the packaging and logistics departments are in the city of Herat, an ideal location to develop international relations.

Afghan Saffron has two commercial offices California and in the Netherlands, which are responsible for commercial relations and attending to customers in the United States, Canada & European Countries. The commercial monitoring and attention for the rest of the countries in the world is conducted from our head office in Herat.

The agricultural production of Afghan Saffron remains in Herat, where it has its own crop fields and all the structure required for its agricultural activity that includes research and development of new production techniques.

Quality
Afghan Saffron has meant saffron for more than 10 years. That long experience and the quality controls it applies to the product are the basis of its success.

Afghan Saffron scrupulously controls all the processes its products undergo. After selection at origin, the products reach our plant and are stored for conservation under optimum humidity and temperature conditions. A sample of each batch is analysed at our laboratory, in order to adapt to the required quality specifications. Our customers are informed of the results of the analysis of the products, thus fulfilling the quality commitment.

In 2009, Afghan Saffron created the first private laboratory dedicated exclusively to researching saffron.  The spectophotometry studies carried out at this laboratory contributed to drafting and subsequent review of Standard ISO 3632, in which Afghan Saffron collaborated as sole Afghan representative.

The standard, published in 2009, was used to standardise the quality parameters of saffron. Since 2009, Afghan Saffron has only commercialised and labeled saffron according to its category, complying with the specifications of the ISO Standard. Subsequently, due to proliferation of adulterations with artificial colorants on the international market, the company collaborated in studies of saffron adulteration, presenting these at the 1st National Conference of Saffron in Herat. That work, along with other contributions, led to a review of standard ISO 3632 in Afghanistan and led to produce saffron according to the international standards, which is now in force.

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