Cuquillo is a rare variety of an all natural and non-dyed black olive from Southern Spain. It has a smoky flavor and a sweet after taste. Cuquillo olives have low acidity and bitterness, enhancing the persistence of its aroma. The cuquillo is interchangeable with the French variety Nicoise. Cuquillos are available pitted or with pit. Curing Method: Natural Brine Cured; Time of Harvest: Mid November – Early December.
These all natural Italian olives are commonly known as the largest olive in the world, mirroring the size of a shelled walnut. They have a crisp bite and a firm texture with a mild flavor that holds just the right balance of saltiness and sweetness.
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
For three generations the Arnaud family has been curing and selling traditional Provencal olives in the small town of Fontvieille-en-Provence, France. These green olives are cured for several months in gros sel, course sea salt. The olives macerate in their own juice, retaining a simple fruity olive flavor. They are then seasoned with sunflower oil and aromatic herbs grown in the countryside of Provence. These olives are among the most delicious in the world.