The saffron Aquila is obtained by grinding the pistils of Crocus sativus linnoeus (saffron)
The harvest of grain, which produces the saffron is made to fall from October to November, completely by hand.
It takes about 1.5 million flowers to obtain one kilogram of saffron
The high quality of saffron Aquila is highlighted by its color, deep red (crocin content)
The crocin and the decisive factor in determining the coloring power of saffron
Saffron production is concentrated in Spain, Iran, Greece and India.
In Italy there is a small production centered in Abruzzi, Umbria and Sardinia
total 3 x 130 mg (390 mg)