Tasmanian Saffron Pty. Ltd. Trading as Tas-Saff is the industry leader in growing and marketing Australian saffron.
Tas-Saff commenced operation in April 1990 and is a family company, wholly owned and operated by Terry and Nicky Noonan. Tas-Saff is situated at Glaziers Bay in the Huon Valley in Southern Tasmania.
Tas-Saff is the first and only commercial network of saffron growers in Australia and the major network in New Zealand.
Saffron is the three-pronged dried, red stigma of the Crocus sativus corm (bulb). Saffron is the oldest, most expensive spice in the world and has been highly prized over the centuries.
Approximately 180,000 - 220,000 flowers make one kilogram of Tas-Saff saffron.
Saffron is a spice that adds flavour, colour and aroma to many foods such as bouillabaisse and paella. Its flavour cannot be copied.
The distribution for Tas-Saff saffron is via specialist food retailers and wholesalers, restaurants, supermarkets, farm gate and export.
Brand or product names
Tas-Saff Australian Saffron
Tas-Saff Certified Organic New Zealand Saffron
Tas-Saff Saffron Tea