“Cold-pressed” means generall high-quality oil, which is good for your health. Cold-pressed oils are never heated above 60 ° C. In the production of pumpkin seed oil, the seed dough – also called “oil cake” – is heated up to between 58 ° C to 60 ° C. The only way to bring the typical taste and the distinctive aroma into the oil.
Cold-pressed pumpkin seed oil has a typical green color. The basic rule is: the lower the temperature, the lower the oil yield but the higher is the quality of the produced oil. The smell of Styrian seed oil is described as intense nutty, herbaceous, roasted and mild spicy. The taste of pumpkin seed oil is nutty, highly aromatic and with an intense taste of its own.