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.
Creative cooks incorporate these powerhouses of flavor into all kinds of dishes. Keep a gallon close by and add a handful of them to salads, baked fish or sauces. These olives are sun dried, which concentrates their flavor, so a few go a long way. A great accompaniment for wine; serve with cheese for a quick appetizer.
The Carmona olive mix is a selection of unique varieties and traditional Spanish olives. The mix contains cornicabra, zorzaleña, verdial, cuquillo and gordal olives. This 5 olive mix provides a variety of sizes, colors, textures, and flavors in one jar and is named for Carmona, the town where Aceitunas Losada has resided for more than 50 years. Olive Varieties include Natural Gordal, Verdial, Zorzaleña, Cuquillo, and Cornicabra. Curing Method: Natural Brine Cured
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
For three generations the Arnaud family has been curing and selling traditional Provencal olives in the small town of Fontvieille-en-Provence, France. These olives are cured for several months in a simple sea salt brine. Nothing else is added, leaving each olive with simple, fruity olive flavor. Our olives are among the most delicious in the world. These fresh, unpasteurized olives are slightly saltier than olives in tins. They have a bright, natural color of the fresh fruit, with a firm, crunchy bite, and bold fresh olive flavor.