The variety of our Atlas Olives is called Halkidiki (Hal-KEE-dah-kee) and originated in a region of Macedonia, Greece.
Due to their large size, they got the name Atlas. We cure them in small batches in our low-sodium fresh lemon juice brine with our olive oil. You will find the lemon rinds in the jar! They are delicious to eat and perfect in dirty martinis.
If you noticed carbonation or "bubbling" when you open your jar of olives, this is due to the citric acid from the fresh lemons, they are still fine to eat. This may cause the lid to rise, which is normal, as our olives are not vacuum sealed. Refrigerate the olives before and after opening. Our olive oil in the jar will harden when cooled, and come back to its natural state at room temperature.
These olives are the Amfissa variety and are grown in Delphi, Greece. They are handpicked...
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