Saffron is the world's most expensive spice, so when you choose one, choose wisely. Pi¤a saffron comes from selected farmers in La Mancha region of Spain. The highest color grade for this spice is 250 and Pi¤a saffron has a grade of 250. It is picked directly from the flower and set to dry. Pi¤a saffron is not adulterated with other parts of the flower, nor is there any addition of fake coloring. In short, Pi¤a saffron is of the highest quality, meaning it is very powerful and a ?little goes a long way?. Prodoct from Pina are picked from the best flowers, with the best care into the best package. This saffron is already toasted.