Hello and the warmest of greetings to you from Hamburg

and into the big wide world!

It pleases us immensely to introduce ourselves to you as a company that specialises in the production of saffron (threads and powder). Saffron is particularly important to us, because it is one of the finest spices in existence and signifies enjoyment, appreciation and joie de vivre. It represents the nature's essence in the form of red gold from the heart of the earth, which is entrusted to us as a masterpiece of creation.

Um es auf den Punkt zu bringen: Wir verarbeiten (reinigen, keimreduzieren, mahlen und sieben), kontrollieren (Fremdkörperdetektion und chemische Analysen), verpacken und lagern Kräuter und Gewürze, insbesondere Safran, als zertifiziertes Unternehmen im Herzen von Hamburg.


Our philosophy and vision

The whole is always greater than the sum of its parts. The same applies to saffron, the delicacy...


We use our enormous passion and our knowledge in its entirety to achieve the...

Our Products

Saffron is one of the most valuable spices in the world and at the same time also a traditional...


We at SNA are committed to being an innovation-focussed and responsible company...

Processing and service

We process 100% real Category I (ISO 3632) saffron. Here in Hamburg,...

The right choice !

Specialised saffron production facilities in Germany: Modern, specialised systems for...

Our Products

Saffron Threads

Saffron is one of the most valuable spices in the world and at the same time also a traditional medicinal plant. Decisive for the high quality of the product are primarily the respective physical and chemical properties of the saffron and secondly formal classifications.

Saffron Powder

When it comes to the success of your product, one thing is of particular importance: the optimal raw material for your products. SNA has extensive experience in this area.

We have gained our expertise through our long-term presence and experience in the saffron industry, which we are also continuously expanding through our exchange and cooperation with our customers.

This is why we are the right choice for you

Guarantee in the country of origin

Our teams control and test arable land, saffron bulbs and plants locally

Specialised saffron production facilities in Germany

*Modern, specialised systems for gently processing saffron *Specialised procedures for treating saffron *Pre-shredding and grinding degrees of 10-0.08 mm

Product guarantee

zertifizierte Manufaktur auf „Höherem Niveau“ *maximale Sicherheit durch optische Kontrolle, Siebung und Metalldetektion.

Every batch number Verification

Verification of every batch number for product safety and food fraud by an accredited laboratory in accordance with EU directives

Continuous traceability

Every batch and product is completely traceable


Temperature and humidity controlled warehouse in Germany (Hamburg).


We offer saffron threads and powder in three categories (ISO 3632) all year round

Assortment diversity

You can also choose from a wide range of different types of saffron threads (5 types) and saffron powder (13 grain sizes). We also pack and label smaller quantities as private label products


Our certified logistics service providers guarantee fast and secure transportation

Distribution with heart and mind

your satisfaction is our ultimate aim. Our employees advise you individually, professionally and effectively at all times. Let us convince you of our level of service!

Processing and Service

Germ reduction using special SNA processes

Additional germ reduction may also be desired depending on the requirements of the customer or the area of use. Using a computer-controlled process developed especially for saffron by SNA - SSP (SNA Saffron Sterilisation Process)

Sieving with a vibrating sieve machine

With our vibrating sieve machine, we offer another device for controlling the quality of the saffron powder. The calibrated sieves guarantee a uniform powder size for special applications as a raw material, intermediate and end product


Our electronic measuring devices are calibrated. They are controlled and calibrated regularly. We pack cans and bags ranging from 0.5 to 600 g in weight for you with our filling systems and also manually

Milling and pulverisation with the Safran Ultraplex Fine Mill (SUFM)

Our high-performance and state-of-the-art ultraplex fine mills are specially produced for milling saffron and, with a speed of up to 21,000 rpm, offer the highest level of milling and pulverisation quality available

Food Safety (foreign body detection)

Our HACCP system and risk analysis ensures that we have risk assessment in place for foreign bodies. Visual controls performed by our staff, and sieving and metal detection using intelligent technology for detecting foreign bodies, guarantee the safety of our products

Packaging and storage

Product descriptions and specifications as well as declarations of conformity in accordance with EU legislation are available for all our packaging materials (food contact conditions). Our saffron warehouse in Germany (Hamburg) is temperature and humidity controlled.

Our quality commitment

Unser Qualitätsmanagement ist zertifiziert. Die Klassifizierung unseres Roten Goldes erfolgt auf Basis des ISO-Standards 3632. Damit gewährleisten wir eine gleichbleibende Qualität und Sicherheit unseres Safrans innerhalb jedes einzelnen Prozesses über die gesamte Wertschöpfungskette hinweg.

Unsere Safran-Manufaktur in Deutschland ist auf „Höherem Niveau“ zertifiziert.  

Ideas in saffron

Together with our customers, we develop new product ideas and analyse market trends for everything to do with saffron. We help you create innovative and engaging products or refine existing products with saffron. We will be more than delighted to assist you with our many years of experience and our passion for this wonder of nature. we offer you "ideas in saffron"!