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

Where (country) does the oil originate? And where do the...

All Monini oil labels, indicate the country of origin with the word "Made from 100% Italian oils," or "made from EU community oils." The law states that the origin of olives and oil must be specified on the product's label. In...

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 has a rancid taste. What causes this?

Usually the rancid taste (resembling the taste of bad pork fat), is accompanied by reddish-orange tones in the colour of the oil. The appearance of such tones is a result of product storage: contact with direct sun light, even...

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