Urban Platter Chalkidiki Variety Green Olives With Wild Oregano, 350g / 12.35oz [Unpitted, Premium Quality, Produced in Greece]
The Chalkidiki variety olives are cultivated in the Northern part of Greece. The fruit of these trees was mainly used for the production of edible olives.
The causal relationship of Chalkidiki and olive, as a tree and as a fruit, is also witnessed by its cultivation and production of olive products in the region for centuries, based on historical documents and the preservation of numerous folk traditions today.
The usefulness of the fruit of the olive tree in the human body is widely known due to its rich nutrients. The average energy value of olives is greater than other fruits and vegetables. The processed olives, as offered on our table, contain oil and proteins with almost all primary amino acids, sugars, tannins, minerals with biological value for the human body, such as iron, calcium, potassium, magnesium, phosphorus, and others. It is noteworthy that the calcium of olives is higher than that of fruits and vegetable. The fruits of the olive tree are a wonderful source of monounsaturated fatty acids and are relatively low in total fat. The olives provide fiber and minerals in the body and they are a source of vitamin E which is a natural antioxidant. Olives are an important source of vitamin A, a good appetizer which stimulates and benefits one’s health.