Pumpkinseed oil, from niche local product to top of the world

Until this day, northeastern Slovenia, in particular the regions of Prlekija and Prekmurje, has remained dotted with small, family-operated pumpkinseed oil mills. While most of them are not widely known, one has been making a name for itself across the globe for years.

Like its peers, Oljarna Kocbek has remained meticulous about its flagship product, swearing by the traditional method. But when the new generation took over, an ambitious plan was forged for the future.

Today, you can enjoy Kocbek pumpkin seed oil in a number of fine dining restaurants, including in Atmosphere,...

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