The Cooperative of Saffron was founded in 1971, it consists of 1,000 members and has the exclusive right to collect, pack and distribute Kozani saffron.
The founding of the Cooperative created a body that has the complete responsibility of collecting, processing, packing and distributing the product in order to ensure its quality and to avoid the adulteration that was done by the traders in the past, resulting in the degradation and negative image of the product.