Discover this wonderful spice with an exceptional taste and aromatic power. Passing on the passion of saffron to our consumers through our range of products. Aware of the ignorance of this spice, we want to inform our customers and offer them different ways to put saffron and its derivatives on their plate.
In 1998, Micheline Sylvestre acquired a farm in Saint-Damien in Lanaudière. After gradually leaving the world of cinema, she settled in the country. In recent years, Micheline has been interested in the products of her region. She becomes a member of the Board of Directors of the Brandon Solidarity Market, a virtual market that favors local purchasing. In 2012 she enrolled in a course of NWFP (Non-Timber Forest Products) and develops interest in new crops. Saffron appears to be the best choice.
Micheline was looking for ways to increase the value of her land. Her curiosity was attracted by a report on saffron broadcast on Radio-Canada Radio in November 2013. She researched on saffron production spice unknown in Quebec. She enrolled in a training course on the culture and production of saffron. She started an adventure in the world of saffron.
The first bulbs are planted in the summer of 2014. A few weeks later the first flowers are pointing the nose. Happiness!
Since that time, the size of saffron land is growing each year with new bulbs and the multiplication of those already in the ground.
Emporium Safran Québec sells crocus sativus throughout Canada and continues to promote saffron in various events.
Education and information on saffron are two elements that always fascinate her.
In recent years Micheline has attended various conferences to follow new research and trends on saffron.