Hellenic Grocery Green Olives Mammoth size in brine come in packaging of 180gr net weight. The Mammoth size indicates that there are 101-110 pieces per kilo and 46-50 per pound. Firm and crunchy Mammoth size Olives are preserved in light vinegary brine. Olives are dominant in the Greek agriculture, on the islands of the Aegean and the Ionian Sea, thanks to the warm Mediterranean climate and fertile soil. From region to region, the parameters that influence the taste and size ofOnce hand-picked, at the moment of the ripping cycle and after they have cured enough to be edible, the Green Olives have reached the peak of their vivid green-yellowish color and mild bitter-sweet taste. They are a healthy raw snack and a brilliant addition when cooked in sauces and omelets. For extravagant flavor, try them with Feta with Roast Pepper and Tarama Spread and our supreme Gruyere Cheese. The benefits by the consumption of olives are numerous because it is the world’s healthiest fruit. Olives eliminate excess cholesterol in the blood and control blood pressure thus preventing blood clots. They are a rich source of fibre as alternative to fruits and vegetables. Olives act as an antioxidant, protective to the cells membrane and against anaemia. Olives are rich in vitamin E thus enhancing skin health. They are also rich in minerals, sodium, potassium, magnesium, iron, phosphorus, iodine and oleic acid that is very good for the heart. Consequently, olives are supporting the immune system thanks to their nutritious qualities. Moreover, they reduce hunger and create the feeling of light fullness for longer.