Saffron Market (By Grade: Grade I, Grade II, Grade III, Grade IV; By Application: Food, Medical, Cosmetics, Others) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, Revenue, Regional Outlook 2021 – 2030

Published Date : Oct 2021 | No. of Pages : 150+ Pages | Category : Chemical and Material

The global saffron market size is expected to be worth around US$ 730.5 million by 2030, according to a new report by Vision Research Reports.

The global saffron market size was valued at US$ 380.6 million in 2020 and is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 9.5% during forecast period 2021 to 2030.

Report Coverage

Report Scope Details
Market Size USD 730.5 million by 2030
Growth Rate CAGR of 9.5% from 2021 to 2030
Base Year 2021
Forecast Period 2021 to 2030
Segments Covered Grade, Application
Regional Scope North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, Middle East & Africa
Companies Mentioned Mehr Saffron; Flora Saffron; Royal Saffron Company; Safrante Global Company; Esfedan Saffron Company; Tarvand Saffron Company; Saffron Business Company; Iran Saffron Company; Rowhani Saffron; Gohar Saffron

Growth Factors

 The demand for saffron has been growing rapidly owing to several factors, such as the growing demand for natural ingredients in the food industry. Furthermore, the medicinal properties of saffron have also been one of the key driving factors contributing to the growth of the market. Saffron is the most versatile and costliest spice in the world. Saffron is the dry stigma of Crocus Sativus, where each flower has only 3 stigmas. The process of handpicking the saffron thread is very labor-intensive and over 70,000 flowers produce 1 pound of saffron.

The demand for saffron is continuously on the rise owing to its increasing usage in the traditional cuisines of Asia Pacific countries. Furthermore, saffron is used in traditional Asian medicines to treat or prevent various diseases and health conditions. The increasing usage of the product in various dietary supplements as an ingredient is also expected to bolster the demand over the forecast period.

By Application Analysis

The medical application segment is estimated to witness the fastest growth of 8.8% over the forecast period. The importance of saffron in the traditional medicines in countries, such as Iran, India, and China, is anticipated to boost the growth of the segment over the forecast period.

Furthermore, it has varied applications in the cosmetics industry, such as in skincare and other personal care products. More recently, saffron has attracted a renewed interest for its use in cosmetic products. Besides the antioxidant properties, it presents multiple interests for cosmetic applications. Moreover, saffron has various applications in the food, textile, and fragrance industries.

By Regional Analysis

Asia Pacific led the global market in 2020 accounting for a revenue share of more than 37.5%. India is the leading producer in Asia Pacific wherein India and China are among the leading consumers in the region. Saffron is one of the most valued spices in these countries, having traditional importance in food and medical applications.

Europe is a major market for re-exports as some member countries have large competitive advantages in terms of processing, packaging, and branding capabilities. Value-added profits generated from re-exports are significant, so these importers are always looking to source larger quantities of a high-quality product.

Key Players

  • Esfedan Trading Company

  • Safran Global Company S.L.U.

  • Tarvand Saffron Co.

  • Saffron Business Company

  • Gohar Saffron

  • Rowhani Saffron Co.

  • Mehr Saffron

  • Flora Saffron

  • Royal Saffron Company

  • Iran Saffron company

Market Segmentation

  • Grade 

    • Grade I

    • Grade II

    • Grade III

    • Grade IV

  • Application 

    • Food

    • Medical

    • Cosmetics

    • Others

  • Regional 

    • North America

      • U.S.

      • Canada

      • Mexico

    • Europe

      • U.K.

      • Germany

      • France

      • Italy

      • Spain

    • Asia Pacific

      • China

      • India

      • Japan

      • Australia

    • Central & South America

      • Brazil

      • Argentina

    • Middle East & Africa

      • UAE

      • South Africa

      • Saudi Arabia

The Saffron market research report covers definition, classification, product classification, product application, development trend, product technology, competitive landscape, industrial chain structure, industry overview, national policy and planning analysis of the industry, the latest dynamic analysis, etc., and also includes major. The study includes drivers and restraints of the global market. It covers the impact of these drivers and restraints on the demand during the forecast period. The report also highlights opportunities in the market at the global level.

The report provides size (in terms of volume and value) of Saffron market for the base year 2020 and the forecast between 2021 and 2030. Market numbers have been estimated based on form and application. Market size and forecast for each application segment have been provided for the global and regional market.

This report focuses on the global Saffron market status, future forecast, growth opportunity, key market and key players. The study objectives are to present the Saffron market development in United States, Europe and China.

It is pertinent to consider that in a volatile global economy, we haven’t just conducted Saffron market forecasts in terms of CAGR, but also studied the market based on key parameters, including Year-on-Year (Y-o-Y) growth, to comprehend the certainty of the market and to find and present the lucrative opportunities in market.

In terms of production side, this report researches the Saffron capacity, production, value, ex-factory price, growth rate, market share for major manufacturers, regions (or countries) and type.

In terms of consumption side, this report focuses on the consumption of Saffron by regions (countries) and application.

Buyers of the report will have access to verified market figures, including global market size in terms of revenue and volume. As part of production analysis, the authors of the report have provided reliable estimations and calculations for global revenue and volume by Type segment of the global Saffron market. These figures have been provided in terms of both revenue and volume for the period 2017 to 2030. Additionally, the report provides accurate figures for production by region in terms of revenue as well as volume for the same period. The report also includes production capacity statistics for the same period.

With regard to production bases and technologies, the research in this report covers the production time, base distribution, technical parameters, research and development trends, technology sources, and sources of raw materials of major Saffron market companies.

Regarding the analysis of the industry chain, the research of this report covers the raw materials and equipment of Saffron market upstream, downstream customers, marketing channels, industry development trends and investment strategy recommendations. The more specific analysis also includes the main application areas of market and consumption, major regions and Consumption, major Chinese producers, distributors, raw material suppliers, equipment providers and their contact information, industry chain relationship analysis.

The research in this report also includes product parameters, production process, cost structure, and data information classified by region, technology and application. Finally, the paper model new project SWOT analysis and investment feasibility study of the case model.

Overall, this is an in-depth research report specifically for the Saffron industry. The research center uses an objective and fair way to conduct an in-depth analysis of the development trend of the industry, providing support and evidence for customer competition analysis, development planning, and investment decision-making. In the course of operation, the project has received support and assistance from technicians and marketing personnel in various links of the industry chain.

Saffron market competitive landscape provides details by competitor. Details included are company overview, company financials, revenue generated, market potential, investment in research and development, new market initiatives, global presence, production sites and facilities, production capacities, company strengths and weaknesses, product launch, product width and breadth, application dominance. The above data points provided are only related to the companies’ focus related to Saffron market.

Prominent players in the market are predicted to face tough competition from the new entrants. However, some of the key players are targeting to acquire the startup companies in order to maintain their dominance in the global market. For a detailed analysis of key companies, their strengths, weaknesses, threats, and opportunities are measured in the report by using industry-standard tools such as the SWOT analysis. Regional coverage of key companies is covered in the report to measure their dominance. Key manufacturers of Saffron market are focusing on introducing new products to meet the needs of the patrons. The feasibility of new products is also measured by using industry-standard tools.

Key companies are increasing their investments in research and development activities for the discovery of new products. There has also been a rise in the government funding for the introduction of new Saffron market. These factors have benefited the growth of the global market for Saffron. Going forward, key companies are predicted to benefit from the new product launches and the adoption of technological advancements. Technical advancements have benefited many industries and the global industry is not an exception.

New product launches and the expansion of already existing business are predicted to benefit the key players in maintaining their dominance in the global market for Saffron. The global market is segmented on the basis of region, application, en-users and product type. Based on region, the market is divided into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Middle East and Africa (MEA).

In this study, the years considered to estimate the market size of Saffron are as follows:

  • History Year: 2017-2020
  • Base Year: 2021
  • Forecast Year 2021 to 2030

Reasons to Purchase this Report:


- Market segmentation analysis including qualitative and quantitative research incorporating the impact of economic and policy aspects
- Regional and country level analysis integrating the demand and supply forces that are influencing the growth of the market.
- Market value USD Million and volume Units Million data for each segment and sub-segment
- Competitive landscape involving the market share of major players, along with the new projects and strategies adopted by players in the past five years
- Comprehensive company profiles covering the product offerings, key financial information, recent developments, SWOT analysis, and strategies employed by the major market players

Research Methodology:

In-depth interviews and discussions were conducted with several key market participants and opinion leaders to compile the research report.

This research study involved the extensive usage of both primary and secondary data sources. The research process involved the study of various factors affecting the industry, including the government policy, market environment, competitive landscape, historical data, present trends in the market, technological innovation, upcoming technologies and the technical progress in related industry, and market risks, opportunities, market barriers and challenges. The following illustrative figure shows the market research methodology applied in this report.

The study objectives of this report are:

  • To analyze and study the global market capacity, production, value, consumption, status (2017-2020) and forecast (2021-2030);
  • Focuses on the key manufacturers, to study the capacity, production, value, market share and development plans in future.
  • Comprehensive company profiles covering the product offerings, key financial information, recent developments, SWOT analysis, and strategies employed by the major market players
  • To define, describe and forecast the market by type, application and region.
  • To analyze the global and key regions market potential and advantage, opportunity and challenge, restraints and risks.
  • To identify significant trends and factors driving or inhibiting the market growth.
  • To analyze the opportunities in the market for stakeholders by identifying the high growth segments.
  • To strategically analyze each submarket with respect to individual growth trend and their contribution to the market
  • To analyze competitive developments such as expansions, agreements, new product launches, and acquisitions in the market
  • To strategically profile the key players and comprehensively analyze their growth strategies.

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