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Reliable ingredients

We see to everyhting – we even develop the seed ourselves. This enables us to meet our customers’ highly specific requirements with regard to the characteristics of their pumpkin seeds. We know every field and each one of our 1,000 contract farmers. As Europe’s largest producer of pumpkin seeds we are constantly doing pioneering work in our field.
Our field production experts’ highly specific know-how benefits our growing partners and gives us the edge over our competitors. For international raw goods we do not work with traders but use only reputable European importers and our own staff on the ground. Chilled storage from day one ensures uncompromising quality and supply security for regional and international raw goods.


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Organic Styrian pumpkin seed oil PGI

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Styrian pumpkin seed oil PGI

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Organic Styrian pumpkin seeds natural

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Styrian pumpkin seeds natural

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Styrian pumpkin seeds bakery quality

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Styrian pumpkin seeds roasted and salted

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Styrian pumpkin seeds chopped

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Styrian pumpkin seeds finely grated

The biggest contract grower
of oil pumpkins PGI

Alwera AG, Estyria’s parent company, is responsible for production of the raw goods via a contract farming system. The two companies have for some years maintained the largest PDI area of oil pumpkin in Austria and they know the fields and the farmers personally.

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Traditional Styrian
stamp press process

While modernity has brought progress in many areas, the traditional Styrian stamp press process is still the best way of making pumpkin seed oil. The main difference between this and other pressing methods is that we work with open roasting pans. At our plant, people check when the pumpkin seeds are perfectly roasted and so will yield the very best oil. This enables our experienced oil millers to produce the pumpkin seed oil that has won more prizes than any other – and which as a result of this type of pressing retains all the natural constituents. The untreated oil is not filtered; the particles that make it cloudy settle naturally when the oil is left to rest.

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