Recently awarded a Superior Taste Award from International Taste & Quality Institute – a leading independent organisation of chefs and sommeliers from around the world – Afghan Saffron is offering one lucky reader the chance to win a hamper of specially selected Afghan Saffron goodies!

Afghan Saffron is a leading specialist in high quality saffron. Set up in 2001 in the heart of Herat in western Afghanistan, an area known for its harvest of some of the world’s best saffron, Afghan Saffron operates the only ecological saffron plantation in Herat. Their ethos: to produce high quality saffron through innovative production methods. After careful selection from the alluring Crocus sativus plants that inhabit Afghan Saffron’s plantations, each ‘stigma’ or strand is stored under optimum humidity and temperature conditions before being sent to the laboratory to be analysed to ensure the highest of quality.

To be in for a chance to win a specially selected hamper of Afghan Saffron products, all you need to do is answer the following question:

Q: In what city is Afghan Saffron based? 

a. Farah

b. Herat

c. Lashkar Gah

Send your answer a, b or c along with you full name, telephone number and address to before the closing date (12pm, Thursday 31 October).

Terms & Conditions

The competition is only open to those over the age of 18. Closing date for entries is 12pm Thursday 31 October 2013. One winner will be picked at random and notified the same day. No cash alternative will be offered. The promoter reserves the right to offer an alternative prize if for any reason any part of this prize is not available. The prize will be organised by the promoter directly with the winner. All entrants will be automatically signed up to FOUR magazine’s newsletter. Employees of Sloane Trading, their families or anyone else professionally associated with the competition, are exempt from entering the competition. Entry is restricted to one per person. Once submitted, entries cannot be amended in any way. Late entries will not be accepted.