Pitted Olives

the exclusive taste of P.D.O. olives

Characteristics:

The olive that Monini brings to the table is the prestigious Nocellara del Belice variety, guaranteed by P.D.O. certification.   (Protected Designation of Origin) to ensure the highest quality Sicilian production.

Rounded and harmonious, with a pronounced aroma of grass flowers, the Nocellara del Belice olive encloses within a fragrant and crisp pulp.

Serving suggestions

Its unique and unmistakable flavour is ideal in cocktails, appetizers and sandwiches, seasoned and crushed for creative combinations, but also as an excellent seasoning for pasta and fresh salads.

LABEL

What determines the quality of an oil?

The quality of the oil is determined by a set of factors that throughout the process, from the selection of the olives at the right stage of ripeness, the type of extraction to the method of oil storage, all contribute to oil...

The oil from the press appears cloudy; is it better than...

The oil produced in the mill is cloudy because it contains microscopic water droplets suspended in vegetation and fragments of olive pulp. Normally, before packaging, the oil is filtered removing all water and suspended solid...

What is the onset of ripening?

It is when there is a change in the surface colour of the fruit from green to yellow to red to purple to a wine colour and then completely black. For each variety of olive oil there is a time of ripening in which the oil...

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