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Olives | Different types of Olives

Olives | Different types of Olives

Olives are the small oval fruit of the olive tree, widely cultivated in Mediterranean regions. The fruit ripens from green to black; the fleshy pulp, enclosing an oval stone (pit), is the source of olive oil; and the whole fruit, stoned (pitted) or stuffed, is used in cookery as a flavouring, ingredient, or hors d’oeuvre. […]