With all the pits removed, Pitted Country Mix is a best-seller to hotels, restaurants, airline companies and other first-class customers looking for full flavor and the convenience of olives without the pits. Greek olives are among the most delicious in the world. The Greeks take their time when curing their olives, using sea salt and water only. The natural curing process takes three to four months. Perfect curing is the result; Greek olives are sweet, with excellent, fruity olive flavor. Cured naturally in sea salt and water only, Olympos olives are enhanced with grape must and natural herbs plus a drizzle of sunflower oil, providing outstanding flavor and finish. Olympos olives are packed in a 5 lb. cryovac pouch, vacuumed and gas-flushed for a long shelf life of 2+ years, unrefrigerated. Refrigerate after opening.
Each aloreña olive is cracked before the curing process. The traditional natural brine is made of water and salt, and the crack facilitates the natural fermentation. The crack and firm texture of this olive also makes it very fitting for custom marinades. The aloreña olive, also known as Malagueña in certain areas, is the only olive from Spain with a D.O., Denomination of Origin. Curing Method: Natural Brine Cured; Time of Harvest: End of August
Medium-sized and round, they are harvested in September before their natural ripening so the olive boasts a beautiful bright green color and crisp pulp. Their buttery taste balances between sweet and salty making them wildly popular in salad bars.
The cornicabra variety is usually used in olive oil production but in the typical regions of cultivation it is also very popular as a table olive. This olive is half way through the maturation process producing a beautiful color range from pale pink to dark purple. The cornicabra is oval-shaped with a small horn on one side, which gives the name to this variety: Corni-cabra meaning the goat’s horn. Curing Method: Natural Brine Cured; Time of Harvest: October – November