If you order Fresh Black Olives to cure at home, be aware that these olives are at a fragile stage. If some of your olives are soft, consider setting them aside to prepare differently. They can still be brined, but consider taking the soft ones, puncture or slice them and putting them in a strong brine, then bake or fry in olive oil. You could put them in a convection oven on the lowest setting for a few hours, but first puncture or slice. We don’t want to have an olive explode on you. More complete directions are contained in the UC Davis pdf that is the first mention on our recipe page. Heat does a great job at minimizing the bitter flavor. That’s why some people can olives.
Penna Olives are the world's best olives for many reasons. Not only are they grown, processed and packed right at M&CP Farms in Northern California, but the Pennas incorporate old processes improved upon and made safe by modern microbiology. Customers can count on Penna Olives; consistency and quality since M&CP Farms is the only end-to-end handler; from the tree to the package.