Some Informations about greek olives
Olives have different names, colors and taste depending on the species of the olive tree. So we have kalamata olives also known as kalamon olives, which are black olives with bitter taste. In addition we have a variety of green olives which can be found in Chalkidiki and in some other areas of Greece.
In general olives are the basis of the well known Mediterranean diet. We use them in salads with some drops of olive oil, in pies and in many other recipes. They give a salty-bitter taste to the food.
Olives are rich in monounsaturated fatty acid, the oleic acid is widely known that has a lot of benefits to our health such as, decreased inflammation and decreases the risk of heart diseases.
Beside the above health benefits, that greek olives can provide, they have some more healthy properities that can be very beneficial.
They are great source of antioxidants and also some studies showed that can help in prevention of cancer.
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Container Size: 3lt Pet Halkidikis
Size: Colossal Size
Containers: 1.5Lt PET, 5Lt PET
Vacuum Packaging 250gr
"Halkidiki" type olives are grown almost exclusively in Halkidiki.
This variety produces fruits of large cylindrical shape and because of this they are ideal for filling with almond, chili peppers, garlic, lemon, etc. The average weight of the fruit ranges between 4 to 14 gr , but most often between 6 and 10 gr.
Suggested use: In salad they are also a very good and nutritious snack for the day.
This type of olives are cultivated mainly in Central Greece.
They have a special round shape which is the feature of this variety.
We find them in green or black.
Suggested use: In salad. They are also a very good and nutritious snack for the day.
These olives are cultivated in the Peloponnese, specifically in the wider area of Kalamata.
By removing the core we enjoy the rich and fruity flesh of the olive. The color of the fruit is dark to black.
Suggested use: It will be an amazing factor in your salad to offer you an amazing combination of flavors.
Ideal combination with pasta, with fish. They are also enjoyed plain as a snack.
Olives with Herbs.
Olives of any type can be combined with various spices.
These combinations offer an amazing "explosion" of flavors and aromas for your palate.The best way to enjoy garnished olives is exclusively in your salad, as adding them, the flavors of the garnish will spread to the salad itself, giving you the ultimate taste experience.