Green Olives - Pitted

Green Valley

Green Valley Spanish olives are individually hand-picked and packed in the sunny Andalucian region of Southern Spain that is renowned worldwide for having the most distinguished producers of olives. The excellent climate in this region gives Green Valley Olives their unique  flavour and texture.  Green Valley marinates olives only of the finest quality, prepared in the tradition that has taken centuries to perfect.

 

Green Olives are hand-picked and cured when they are unripe. They are normally cured by soaking in  a solution of salt and water to make them less bitter. Green olives are often pitted and stuffed with pimiento, almonds, and and are often used in martinis. Green Valley Spanish Green Pitted Olives present the well-known and much-loved Hojiblanca variety of olives and are great for use in cooking or cold dishes when you don’ t have the time or energy to take the pits out yourself. 


 

What to look for in this product:

Fresh, green-coloured olives of a consistent medium-large size
Rich, slightly nutty flavour from the brine curing and not bitter
•Firm texture that is consistent across every jar

 

Suggested uses:

•Perfect to serve with antipasti or in small bowls mixed with other olives and top with a garnish  and with chilli, roasted garlic, fried sage or bay leaves
•Best also to serve with beer nuts in shot glasses as good accompaniment to happy hour drinks
•Usually added towards the end of the cooking process of any dish to avoid having them become unpleasantly bitter in taste
•Ideal for adding to your favourite salad without the mess of pips
Green Olives - Pitted
Size 350g
$3.50
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Green Valley


Green Valley

For more than 25 years, Green Valley has been one of Australia’s leading brands for jarred olives, presenting high quality products from around the world.  The current range is particularly focused on Greek and Spanish olives, but is provided with a variety of formats and fillings. Well-known by consumers and chefs alike, Green Valley’s reputation has grown on a dedication to bringing the best of what the world has to offer in olives at a price that everyone can enjoy. 

 

 

The Green Valley brand is a 100% Australian owned brand that is steeped in European heritage and artisan tradition. A mentality of great quality at everyday value prices has driven the success of this brand, which has partnered with multiple producers to ensure a constant flow of innovative and new products.  Currently Green Valley partners with producers in the region of Kalamata, South of Greece and in Andalucía, South of Spain. These are the regions known to the world as producers of  the best quality of Kalamata Olives and Spanish Olives respectively. Together with strict quality control and operations from harvesting to curing, the Green Valley name is synonymous to Olives.

 

 

Did you know?

  • Olive trees thrive in climate with mild winters and hot summers. It cannot tolerate a temperature of less than minus 5 degrees Celsius. They are drought tolerant
  • An olive tree may live up to 1,500 years. The oldest olive tree in the world is on the island of Crete which is over 5,000 years old and still producing fruit.
  • Olive fruits are not edible and must be treated with lye, and/or cured in brine or dry salt  before being edible.