From Asia, the cultivation extended to various parts of the world, also reaching Europe and Italy thanks to a Dominican monk belonging to Santucci family from Navelli. The red gold of Abruzzi, L'Aquila saffron has been commercialized over the centuries, contributing to the success of the Abruzzi cuisine. For the inland areas, saffron has always represented one of the traditional sources of employment and income like the agricultural and breeding activities, sheep breeding and wool sale among the others.
|Griguoli Matteo||Paganica (AQ)|
|Marsili Pina Gabriella||Castelvecchio Calvisio (AQ)|
|Ciarrocca Rosa||Santo Stefano di Sessanio (AQ)|
|Az. Agricola Matergia Giovanni e Marco||Barisciano (AQ)|
|Falerni Emanuele||San Gregorio (AQ)|