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Pitted Baked Caiazzane Olives

Net weight: 212 g - 7.49 oz
Drained weight: 177 g - 6.24 oz



The Caiazzo olive is a variety found only in the Caiazzo area. 

Baked and seasoned with fennel and chilli pepper, they enhance the flavour of the olives.

COD: VST.0501.0212
EAN: 8052570771264
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Pitted Caiazzane olives, fennel seeds, chilli pepper.

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Did you know that...the Ministry of Agriculture Food and Forestry has officially certified Caiazzo olives as a Traditional Food Product (PAT). These olives are harvested by hand in October and November, when they reach ideal ripeness.

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