Why is saffron (Kesari) so expensive?

Why is saffron (Kesari) so expensive?

Sometime in January, there was an event ‘Horti Sangam’ at Lalbagh, Bangalore. During the event, fruits and vegetables from 14 states were on sale. In one of the stalls, the vendor was selling saffron (KESAR or Kesari) from Kashmir – original! When I asked about the price, he said Rs.250 per gram! Which means price per kg of saffron is Rs.250000?

So, can we confidently say that Saffron is the…

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