KernAktuell November 2021, News

Screw press 4.0

Milteco revolutionises Styrian press technology

Our new stamp press technology 4.0 not only sets new standards for high-quality pumpkin seed oil, but has also enabled us to increase our productivity. Andreas Petermichl, Head of Press Construction for Milteco GmbH, explains the construction project succinctly: “While building the new oil mill, our team also managed to revolutionise screw press technology. We preserved the basic principles of the traditional procedure, but complemented it with innovative technology.”



Andreas Petermichl, Head of Press Construction
Milteco GmbH





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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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