Why is Saffron so expensive?

It is a well known fact that saffron is the most costly spice in the world. It is worth almost as much as gold and you may wonder: why is saffron so expensive? First, let’s explain what real saffron is, and why it is so special: Real Saffron Saffron comes from the three-part red-orange stigma Read more about Why is Saffron so expensive?[…]