They have been pressing pumpkin seed oil for more than 70 years at the Pelzmann press in the Southern Styrian village of Wagna
. What began as a family business is now an international market leader, the traditional production secrets combined with high-tech modern methods.
To produce Styrian pumpkin seed oil
, the husks are removed from the seeds of Styrian pumpkins. The seeds are roasted, which gives the oil its delicious nutty taste, a caramel aroma and intriguing green-black colour
oil, a natural product from the first pressing, has no artificial ingredients added. This culinary speciality, which is a great example of Austria’s gourmet produce, is used for salads and soups
. In more adventurous kitchens pumpkin seed oil is also added to desserts. Find more info on Pelzmann products at: www.pelzmann.com Learn more about pumpkin seed oil at: www.tourmycountry.com