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

If the Minimum Term Storage stated on the label is about...

Yes, certainly! The Minimum Term of Storage (MTS) is the date by which the product, if stored properly, maintains its fragrance and quality. Unlike the "use by date", the MTS is supplemented by the words "best before ..."...

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...

The oil is reddish in colour. What does this mean?

It indicates that the product has deteriorated. This is due to chlorophyll degradation which is naturally present in extra virgin olive oil. The prevalent "reddish" colour is the beta-carotene, found naturally in the oil. This...

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