Kalamata olive unexceptionably constitutes one of the best table varieties. It is a product of unique dietary and nutritional value, tasty and rich in nutritional ingredients. It constitutes a necessary supplement of mediterranean diet, and can cover the high nutritional needs of modern man.
Olives contain the fat soluble vitamins A and E, and vitamins D and K. Vitamin E exerts mild anti-inflammatory activity. They have plenty of anti-oxidants that reduce the risk of cell destruction from free radices. Polyphenols contained in olives act against cancer and also possess important anti-inflammatory properties. It is considered the fruit with the most metallic salts, rich in basic amino acids, rich in monounsaturated basic fatty acids omega-9 and calcium. It is considered a full meal. It pairs with various herbs of the greek flora and many spices.
They are solid and crunchy, with a discreet fruity flavor, which is also salty, slightly bitter and vinegary.