Unpitted olives

the exclusive taste of P.D.O. olives


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 suitable to be enjoyed in cocktails, appetizers and sandwiches, seasoned and crushed for creative combinations, but also as an excellent seasoning for pasta and fresh salads.


The oil is bitter and spicy, "tingles the throat": what...

The bitter and spicy sensation, which can be more or less intense, forms part of all quality olive oil that derives from fresh olives that are immediately pressed. This characteristic in extra virgin olive oil is due to the...

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...

How is Extra virgin olive oil best stored?

As stated on the label, oil, any type of oil needs to be stored away from the light, preferably in the dark, in a cool area and must be "well sealed".

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