KernAktuell April 2022, News

Styrian State Award 2022

14 gold medals for Estyria pumpkin seed oils

All fourteen of the Styrian PGI pumpkin seed oils we submitted for the 2022 State Award were awarded prizes – and are authorised to bear the gold badge.

New regulations for trademarks

When using the gold badge, brands must now also name Estyria Naturprodukte GmbH on the label as the oil mill. Before now, it was not necessary to name Estyria as manufacturer when using the badge.

Immer auf dem neuesten Stand


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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