DID YOU KNOW

PUMPKIN SEED OIL PRODUCTION

It takes 33 medium-sized pumpkins to produce 1 litre of pumpkin seed oil.

RECIPE

BRAISED BEEF OVER FRIED POLENTA

Good lunch begins with a good recipe.

OILS FROM A TO Z

OLIVE OIL - HOMER

Olive oil has a high biological value. No wonder Homer called it "liquid gold".

RECIPE OF THE MONTH

CHOCOLATE-CHIP MUFFINS WITH PUMPKIN SEED OIL

Let warm you up and strengthen you on cold autumn days.

DID YOU KNOW

THE COCONUT PALM – THE TREE OF LIFE

Coconut oil has been used in tropical countries for over a thousand years. It is extracted from the kernel or meat of matured coconuts that grow on the coconut palm (Cocos nucifera). The coconut palm is very highly prized. It is called the tree of life and is the most important cultural plant in the tropical belt, as it gives shelter and food to both people and animals alike.

RECIPE

CREAMY POTATO SOUP

There is no lunch without soup.

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DID YOU KNOW?

  • Cold-pressed pumpkin seed oil

    100 g of Cold-pressed pumpkin seed oil contains 50-70 mg of natural vitamin E (depending on the variety and harvest).

  • Pumpkin seed oil on the march

    Pumpkin seed oil has always been popular with connoisseurs, but for many it is still an undiscovered treasure of health and flavour. In recent years, it has been gaining recognition as a culinary speciality in Europe and elsewhere in the world. Exquisite drops of pumpkin seed oil can enrich the character of many popular dishes.

  • Rich tradition

    Štajerska and Prekmurje, the two north-eastern regions of Slovenia, boast a long tradition of processing pumpkin seeds into oil. Historical records on pumpkin seed pressing and the oldest press, built in 1750 in Štajerska, testify that the tradition of pumpkin seed oil production started as early as in the 18th century. In the 19th century, the production of oil from pumpkin seeds expanded throughout the Štajerska and Prekmurje regions. Tovarna olja GEA, located in the heart of Štajerska, has been producing pumpkin seed oil since 1904.

  • The best from the best

    The quality of pumpkin seed oil depends mainly on the quality of the pumpkin seeds used. The finer the quality of pumpkin seeds, the more exquisite the pumpkin seed oil produced. We at GEA are well aware of this fact.

  • Global production of oil pumpkins

    The global production of oil pumpkins is estimated to a total area of 600 thousand hectares with a total harvest of 200 thousand tons of pumpkin seeds.
    The global consumption of pumpkin seeds is as follows:
    – 80% (160.000 t) is used in the baking industry,
    – 10% (20,000 t) is processed into oil and
    – 10% (20,000 t) is intended for other uses.

  • Pumpkin seed oil production

    It takes 33 medium-sized pumpkins to produce 1 litre of pumpkin seed oil.

  • Štajersko prekmursko pumpkin seed oil

    Pumpkin seed oil produced in the regions of Styria and Prekmurje is one of Slovenia’s protected special agricultural products and foodstuffs.

  • Received medals for Štajersko prekmursko pumpkin seed oil Slovenija

    Štajerska-Prekmurje pumpkin seed oil GEA was one of the winners in the category of unique products at the International Food & Drink Event 2007 (IFE London).

    Štajerska-Prekmurje pumpkin seed oil GEA received a golden medal in the category of pumpkin seed oils at the 77th International Agricultural Fair in Novi Sad.

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WHY GEA?

Quality

The roots of our tradition reach as far back as 1904 and since then we have been upgraded with modern technology and latest know how. With careful selection of raw materials, we guarantee the highest quality of our products.

Security

We ensure the highest possible food safety and quality of processes and products with IFS (International Food Standard).

Responsibility

We place strong emphasis on environmental protection at all levels. With all environmental activities, we support the quality of the environment.

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