Regional Products

National Park Hohe Tauern

The unrivalled natural beauty is a feast for the eyes, the spicy, fresh mountain fragrance lingers in the air, sun and wind tickle the skin. You can see, smell and feel the National Park, but above all: You can taste it!

 

Would you like a piece of the National Park on your plate? Connoisseurs can have the quality-certified specialities from the National Park region melt on their tongue. Because when it reads “Regionalprodukt Hohe Tauern National Park” on the outside, genuine, authentic taste is what you find inside. The products are manufactured in Osttirol and at least 50% of the raw materials used come from the National Park region. 

So delectable

If you have developed a gusto for it, you can purchase selected “Hohe Tauern Regional Products” at the following direct retailers - and even take a piece of the National Park home with you:

  • Talmarkt Matrei
  • Bauernladen Virgen
  • Stadtmarkt Lienz
  • Hofladen Peischlerwirt Unterpeischlach
  • Regiomat Gaimberg
  • Deferegger Machlkammer
  • Kalser Handwerksladen & Köstlichkeiten
  • Hofladen Kuenzhof
  • Butchery Mühlstätter

Certified Products

from the Hohe Tauern National Park

Since 2019, more than 70 products from 16 producers in Osttirol have been certified as “Nationalpark Hohe Tauern Regionsprodukt”.

 

These products are manufactured in Osttirol, contain 50 % of raw materials from the Hohe Tauern National Park region and thus qualify for the official National Park seal.

Bödenlerhof

Nußdorf

The Bödenlerhof is situated at 1,220 metres above sea level at Hochberg in Nussdorf. Here is the home of the Lugger family with their laying hens that can enjoy the outdoor nature whenever weather permits and have plenty of room to pick and scratch. Their diet is carefully monitored to ensure that the hens have different types of grain, mountain hay, fresh grass and water. No wonder that the “Osttiroler HochBerg-Ei” (East Tyrol mountaintop eggs) from the Nussdorf National Park community taste so delicious!

 

Certified Products from the Hohe Tauern National Park:
Osttiroler HochBerg-Ei (East Tyrol mountaintop eggs)

Figerhof

Kals am Großglockner

The idyllically located Figerhof at the foot of the Grossglockner Mountains offers delicacies from goat and cow. Farmer Philipp Jans milks the goats daily.. The farm's own goat's milk and Kalsertal cow's milk are processed into delicious dairy products for the breakfast table or the snack platter.

 

Certified Products from the Hohe Tauern National Park:

Goat milk products: Glocknerweiß (white mold cheese) Glocknerspitz (cut cheese) Glocknerkönig (mountain cheese), Glocknerlaibchen (small cheese loafs); Cow milk products: Kalsertaler Weißschimmelkäse (white mold cheese), Kalsertaler Schnittkäse (cut cheese), Kalsertaler Bergkäse (mountain cheese)

“Glocknerbiene” Organic Honey Farm

Kals am Großglockner

Glockner bees pollinate flowers with pollen around the Grossglockner massif, but also actively collect nectar from the alpine flowers and herbs in the Hohe Tauern National Park. Sebastian Bauernfeind refines the bees’ hard work through many stages on his organic honey farm to create a delicious natural honey. However, this ‘liquid gold’ does more than just delight our tastebuds when spread on bread. Honey is capable of so much more. Since time immemorial it has been successfully used in many areas of naturopathy, including in the treatment of bruises, to heal wounds or treat colds.

 

Certified Regional Products from the Hohe Tauern National Park: Creamed honey, Blossom honey

Braugasthof Glocknerblick

Kals am Großglockner

At Braugasthof Glocknerblick you will find "unsas” (ours) - as the Rogl family calls their amber-coloured, distinctive, naturally cloudy home-brewed beer. With its finely balanced flavour, it convinces right from the very first sip! Elisabeth, the National Park partner-host, offers regional cuisine and cooks with great passion using local agricultural resources.
 

Certified Products from the Hohe Tauern National Park: 
„unsas“ beer from the in-house brewery, Graukas soup (Tyrolean grey cheese soup) served in a jar

Jakoberhof

Matrei in Osttirol

The business ran by various generations, commonly also known as Jakoberhof is located in the national park community of Matrei in Osttirol. Not only the old stone walls of the farmyard, which has graced the “Bichler-Platzl” in Matrei since 1893, are impressive, but also the breathtaking mountain panorama with countless peaks of the Venediger Group in the background and the farm's own dairy products. Special is that the Jakoberhof only uses its own milk from around 14 cows to process and produce the individual delicacies, and so all of the key raw material for all products comes from the National Park region of Osttirol.

 

Certified Products from the Hohe Tauern National Park: cream cheese balls in oil (herbs, three varieties), butter, gray cheese, buttermilk, natural yoghurt, fruit yoghurt (apricot, wild berries, strawberries, blueberries, cherries), raw milk, spreads (herbs, chilli, garlic), quark cheese

Kollnighof

Nußdorf

Matthias and Theresa Kollnig manage the mountain farm Kollnighof in Obernussdorf with great passion and all their heart and soul. These innovative producers pamper their sheep with the best grass and ensure that they have everything they need. Their love for animals and agriculture is reflected in their products. 

 

Certified Products from the Hohe Tauern National Park: 
Natural and fruit yoghurt, Camembert and Mozzarella cheese and sheep's cheese preserved in oil

Kuenz Natural Distillery

Dölsach

In the national park township of Dölsach, whisky is created in a special way. This whisky brings together select Osttiroler barley, crystal-clear water and the distillation skills of the Kuenz family that have been cultivated and refined for over 200 years into an extraordinary taste experience. For its Osttiroler Pregler, the Kuenz Natural Distillery was awarded a gold medal and international “Distillery of the Year" award, which also makes the Kuenz family very proud. This is proof that not only the certified regional products from the Hohe Tauern National Park, but also the Kuenz Natural Distillery, stand for outstanding quality.

Certified regional products from the Hohe Tauern National Park are also offered for sale at Kuenzhof in Dölsach, in their own farm shop.

 

Certified Products from the Hohe Tauern National Park: 

Rauchkofel Single Malt Whisky, Osttiroler Pregler Fine Brandy

Lenzingerhof / Schneeberger

Matrei in Osttirol

The family-run Lenzingerhof is managed sustainably. Cows and sheep spend the summer months idyllically on the herb-rich alpine pastures in the Gschlösstal in the Hohe Tauern National Park. The slaughtering of the animals and the meat production take place gently and largely stress-free without long transport routes.

 

Certified Products from the Hohe Tauern National Park: 
Bacon, Henkele (marinated & smoked meat), Hauswürstel (homemade sausages), fresh lamb and pork

Lunseggerhof / Preßlaber

Matrei in Osttirol

The mountain farm run and owned by the Preßlaber family is located at over 1,400 meters above sea level, between the steepest slopes, at the foot of the Bretterwandspitze. It offers a view over the local mountains of the national park community of Matrei. The Lunsegger mountain farm is a traditional dairy farm and has been managing the Kessleralm in the Tauern Valley for generations. In the summer months, the alpine milk from the national park region produced there is further processed directly on the alpine pasture. From the beginnings, the traditional farm has been represented as a direct marketer at the city market in Lienz.

 

Certified Products from the Hohe Tauern National Park: butter and gray cheese

Butchery Mühlstätter

Matrei in Osttirol

The butchery Mühlstätter is one of the most traditional butcheries in Osttirol. A company in which the traditions and the secrets of nature and meat smoking have been handed down from generation to generation for more than 115 years. In the heart of the National Park region, the traditional company finds its home in Matrei in Osttirol. The family business uses lamb and deer from the region of the Nationalpark Hohe Tauern. The butchery is especially known for the Matreier "Henkele" far beyond the borders of the Nationalpark Hohe Tauern.

 

Certified Products from the Hohe Tauern National Park:

Lamb and deer “Henkele”

Peischlerwirt

Kals am Großglockner

At the Peischlerwirt farm in Unterpeischlach, Vroni and Hannes grow fruit, cereals and herbs, but also keep cattle, pigs and poultry. The certified regional products of the Hohe Tauern National Park are offered for sale in their own farm shop.

 

Certified Products from the Hohe Tauern National Park: 
Spelt, spelt flour, rowanberry-plum schnapps, Osttiroler Pregler (regional fruit spirit), fresh herbs, herbal teas, apple crisps, bread, dried sausages, bacon, chopped meat, fresh meat

Rieplerhof

Matrei in Osttirol

The Rieplerhof’s cows spend their summer months in the middle of the Hohe Tauern National Park — and you can taste it. The good air, the mountain pastures rich in herbs and the peaceful alpine life that the animals are allowed to enjoy contribute to these delicious dairy products melting in your mouth. The milk, which is milked twice a day, is partly bottled as fresh milk or processed into various fruit yoghurts, natural yoghurt, elderberry whey or curd cheese spreads.

 

Certified Regional Products from the Hohe Tauern National Park:

Fruit yoghurt, natural yoghurt, elderberry whey, milk, curd cheese spread

Stemberger Organic Farm

St. Veit i. D.

In the Defereggen Valley, you’ll find the Stemberger Organic Farm, which has been in family ownership for many generations. Farming is carried out with great passion in the National Park community — here, people and nature are in balance. The products produced — the best milk, fresh butter, Osttiroler grey cheese and eggs from happy hens — are regularly inspected by Bio Austria and meet the strict requirements for certification as Hohe Tauern National Park regional products.

 

Certified Products from the Hohe Tauern National Park: 

Eggs, milk, butter, grey cheese

Andrea Trager

Matrei in Osttirol

Seductive pleasures — that’s what Andrea Trager’s sweet delicacies are. Whether blueberries, elderberries or cranberries, the fruit for these special spreads is collected by Andrea by hand in the valleys of the Osttiroler Hohe Tauern National Park region and carefully processed into wonderful spreads. The incomparable taste of these fruity spreads is sure to impress.

 

Certified Regional Products from the Hohe Tauern National Park:

Cranberry fruit spread, blueberry fruit spread, elderberry spread

Viktoria Trager

Matrei in Osttirol

The bees — and Viktoria the beekeeper — have a lot to do before honey can arrive on your breakfast table. The bees collect nectar and honeydew from countless blossoms and various deciduous and coniferous trees in the Hohe Tauern National Park region. Its balanced composition of up to 200 different ingredients makes this “food of the gods” an irreplaceable foodstuff and luxury food, which is extracted by the beekeeper from mature honeycombs.  Viktoria Trager has already received several awards for this National Park regional product.

 

Certified Regional Product from the Hohe Tauern National Park: honey

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