These are authentic Greek Kalamata olives. Our USDA certified Organic Kalamata olives are a dark purple-black colored fruit with distinctive taste, appearance and dense nutritional content.
- a pretty almond shape,
- a smooth, plump, shiny skin, that is fleshy and never mushy,
- a deep complex fruity taste, slightly smoky …. wine-like flavor.
To really appreciate the true greatness of our Kalamata olives:
- Serve at room temperature.
- Add to most any salad.
- Bake and cook for marvelous taste and texture.
The easiest way to pit our Kalamata olives is to press them with the flat side of a knife, splitting the olive and exposing the pit.
Don't toss that liquid! This brine is made with American Heart Association® certified Tassos® Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Red Wine Vinegar. It is perfect for a salad dressing starter, to add to water of boiling pasta, or drizzle in a pan to jazz up fried eggs.