KernAktuell April 2022, News
PARTNERS IN BIO is now part of Estyria
Doubling our organic expertise
Our successful integration of PARTNERS IN BIO into Estyria Naturprodukte GmbH, which took effect on 1 April this year, has enabled us to double our organic expertise. The main focuses of the range will still be on organic oilseeds, organic nuts, organic grains, organic grain substitutes and organic dried fruits.
PiB’s former managing director Martin Pinczker remains on board in an advisory role. All former PiB business partners have been notified individually by their new contact partners.
Ein kleiner Einblick
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.Read more
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.Read more