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Moroccan Saffron, LLC is a Washington, DC-based company that offers the freshest, most aromatic, top quality gourmet products. We started with a simple idea: provide customers with the opportunity to experience pure Moroccan Saffron. Now we have grown to offer a carefully catered selection of gourmet food products pleasing to any palate and found nowhere else. 

 

We are socially-conscious, promote fair trade and sustainable farming practices that support communities, and our ingredients are organically-sourced as much as possible. We sell pure Moroccan Saffron from the Atlas Mountains that is superior in quality. Our Organic Moroccan Culinary Argan Oil is nutty, delicious and packed with vitamin E and healthy fats.  Our artisan teas are handcrafted from the finest ingredients found around the world. Our honey is locally produced in the Virginia Shenandoah Valley and is naturally, deliciously, silky sweet. Our exclusive Salt and Spice Collections offer blends that will inspire your culinary imagination and are made with organic whole spices and natural salt. We infuse, mix, make, bottle, blend, package and ship from our kitchen. Every batch is handmade with lots of love. Please give our products a try. You will not be disappointed.

 

We Specialize in the Saffron and Argan Oil Trades

 

We import our saffron and argan oil directly from Morocco. Taliouine, Morocco is the heart of Morocco’s saffron industry. It is a mountain village situated near the Atlas Mountains. The rich volcanic soil combined with the ideal climate—dry, with brutally hot summers and cold winters—gives the saffron its potency, color and exceptional aroma. Centuries of developing agricultural skills has allowed farmers to produce some of the world’s finest saffron threads. By direct-sourcing, we skip the middleman and allow the farmers to keep 100% of the profits locally. Taliouine is the top saffron producer in Africa, and Morocco is the fourth-largest producer of saffron in the world.

Agadir, in southwestern Morocco, is famous for its beautiful beaches and argan trees. The trees produce the argan fruit which is harvested each spring and the kernal is toasted and cold-pressed to create culinary argan oil. The argan oil we source is a labor-intensive process produced by hand by a women-run cooperative using traditional methods or modern machines. With its smooth nutty taste, culinary argan oil is perfect for cooking, drizzling and dipping, is high in vitamin E and healthy fats, and is USDA Organic. Best of all, our support of these women cooperatives continues the initiative of empowering women in Morocco and provides them an avenue for financial independence.

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