Styrian Gold Pumpkin Seed Oil is prized far beyond the borders of Styria, (Steiermark) a province in the south of Austria. This award winning, unrefined, 100% pure Styrian Pumpkin Seed Oil, is thicker and has a darker green colour, compared to pumpkin seed oils pressed from North American pumpkins. The Styrian oil has a unique, nutty aroma, light, smooth taste and is praised for its palatability and flavour enhancing qualities. It is mainly used as a finishing oil for cold dishes, and is typically drizzled over salads, vegetables, soups and deserts. The oil and seeds are being used globally in creative ways by a growing number of chefs, to entice their customers.
Styrian Gold Pumpkin Seed Oil is naturally packed with antioxidants, vitamins and minerals vital for our bodily functions, particularly our plumbing, (which includes the liver, bladder, urinary tract and prostate) it is quickly becoming the wise choice for health professionals and health conscious people all over the world as a natural, wholesome, versatile and great tasting alternative.
A versatile and wholesome super food, it is a staple of the Austrian diet.
The Award of Excellence Seal for the most outstanding pumpkin seed oils in Styria was started in 2003. Each year the producers of pumpkin seed oil get together to determine the best oils produced. There is tough competition and only the best oil producers are awarded this seal every year. This yearly event lasts 3 days of blind tests of smelling, tasting, comparing colour, thickness, viscosity and tasting again and finally evaluating to make sure that only the best Styrian Pumpkin Seed oils are given the award.
Styrian Gold Inc. is proud and honoured to announce that our oil partner in Styria has received the prestigious Chefs award “GAULT & MILLAU” for the fourth year in a row! Our oils also boast the SEAL OF EXCELLENCE and the P.G.I. (PROTECTED GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATION) Origin Protection label.