Unripe Green Olives with Lemon


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Unripe Green Olives with Lemon


Unripe Green Olives with Lemon


These wild, green baby olives are hand picked at the beginning of the season. They have a unique crunchy texture and high nutritional value. They have an incredibly fresh flavour with pleasant, zesty lemon tones, and no added vinegar.

  • Ingredients

    Wild green olives, water, extra virgin olive oil, lemon juice, lemon peel, salt, savory
    *These olives come in organic extra virgin olive oil, which can be used for salads or cooking

  • Product Further Info

    Shelf life: 3 months outside the fridge


Region / Origin / PDO Sparta
Variety / Cultivar mix of green (unripe) Kalamata and Spartan wild olives
Year / Harvest Hand-picked, 2022-23
Characteristics Fresh water curing, unpasteurised, limited production



Yiorgos & Nikos

Yiorgos and his son Nikos supply our olive oil, flavoured olive oils, and olives.

Their organic farm, a family business, started as an olive grove outside of Sparta owned by Yiorgos’ father. It was one of the first certified organic farms in Greece, reflecting Yiorgos’ desire to treat the natural environment – and by extension the people around them – with respect. This is also reflected in the complex taste of their olives, derived from the biodiversity of the soil, with herbs like oregano, rosemary or sage growing naturally around their land.

Yiorgos and Nikos talk passionately about their collaborations with various universities and centres of research. It’s work that focuses on the many health benefits of olive oil and on the importance of offering an olive oil of the highest quality.

They take inspiration from traditional flavours and local ingredients of the Peloponnese to create their flavoured olives and olive oils. “Taste has a memory” says Nikos, referring to their olives marinated with oranges and herbs, and talks about the orange and olive trees that are characteristic of the region, flavours which form part of his own childhood memories.