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.
To put it in a nutshell: As a certified IFS Broker and IFS Food company (Higher Level: 96.57 %) based in the heart of Hamburg, we process (clean, reduce the germ count, mill and sieve), inspect (detect foreign objects and perform chemical analyses), pack and store herbs and spices, and especially saffron. IFS Food-zertifiziertes Unternehmen (Höheres Niveau: 96,57 %) im Herzen von Hamburg.
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.
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.
Our teams control and test arable land, saffron bulbs and plants locally
*Modern, specialised systems for gently processing saffron *Specialised procedures for treating saffron *Pre-shredding and grinding degrees of 10-0.08 mm
*IFS Food-zertifizierte Manufaktur auf „Höherem Niveau“ *maximale Sicherheit durch optische Kontrolle, Siebung und Metalldetektion.
Verification of every batch number for product safety and food fraud by an accredited laboratory in accordance with EU directives
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
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
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!
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)
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
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
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
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.
Unser Qualitätsmanagement ist nach IFS Food auf „Höherem Niveau“ 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.
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"!