Authentic & natural Afghani saffron that helps Afghani family farmers diversify their crops. Naturally grown and hand harvested by Heray farmers Co-op in Herat, Afghanistan, this artesian saffron is called the “Queen of Spices” because of its health benefits, price, and aromatic qualities. In Afghanistan, it is called, “Red Gold.” Its elegant flavor makes a perfect addition for both savory and sweetened plates 10% of revenue supports building Afghani schools too!
Mohammad Salehi grew up in a farming family in western Afghanistan. His parents were farmers for their entire lives. After finishing high school in Afghanistan, he became a cultural advisor for United Nation in 2009. He immigrated from Afghanistan to Chicago in 2013 where he later started Heray Spice. Mohammad was awarded a place in the inaugural Eater New Guard cohort, which honors the people in the food and restaurant world who are using food to challenge conventions, empower their communities, and make positive change.