URGENT press information: Estyria receives certification as a biocyclic vegan producer
Estyria receives the quality label for biocyclic vegan agriculture
With its strong brands, Estyria Naturprodukte GmbH is firmly established as a specialist in the organic sector for several years now.
Estyria was one of the first food processing businesses in Europe to receive this certification and it can now proudly bear the “biocyclic vegan agriculture” quality label. To learn more about it what this means in a practical way and which biocyclic-vegan products are now offered by Estyria please read our latest press information. You can find it in the download-link below.
Persons on the photo, from left to right: Dr. Bernhard Schulz (CERES), Ing. Mag. Andreas Cretnik (Alwera AG), Mag. Wolfgang Wachmann (Estyria), Dr. agr. Johannes Eisenbach (Förderkreis Biozyklisch-Veganer Anbau e.V.), Paul Freiberger MA MA (Estyria)
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