The Kalamata Olive Tree, a Greek tree cultivar, about one inch long and egg-shaped. The taste of the Kalamata olive is spicy and salty having been cured about a year in salt water (brine), where they age into delicious delicatessen specimens perfect for eating. Kalamata Olives are green to begin with and then they darken, starting with the end of the olive. The olive branch is an ancient symbol for peace and tranquility.
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Black Greek Kalamata Olives
Kalamata Olive Trees Bearing Fruit