Arbequina olives are a Spanish vaireta with dark, smoky, woody flavors. Though there is less meat to these olives than more commercial varietals, they have much more flavor. Pair with Spanish cheeses, serve before meals, or enjoy as a snack.
Almost all olives eaten in our modern world are pasteurized. This kills the live cultures that ferments them and mutes their fresh, vibrant flavors. In keeping with our focus on Old World flavors, Caputo’s offers a variety of unpasteurized olives. Taste the difference!
USES: serve alongside raw milk cheeses for a probiotic party
CHARACTERISTICS: buttery, bitter, crisp, and rich
PRODUCT OF: France, Greece, Italy