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Get to Know: Taggiasca Olives

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A small, fruity Italian olive from Linguria, Italy, the beloved Taggiasca olive (named for the village of its origin) is harvested both for table olives and olive oil.

ORIGIN
Taggia, Italy (in Linguria)

DELALLO VARIETIES
Taggiasca Olives.

QUICK FACTS

TASTE & TEXTURE
A loveable Italian olive with a sweet and fruity presence, hints of nutty almond and a firm bite.

PAIRING IDEAS
The fruity presence of the Taggiasca olive pairs up nicely with seafood dishes, fresh salads and citrusy flavors. Serve them as a stunning antipasto accent paired up with creamy, mild cheeses like mozzarella or provolone and a crisp Pinot Grigio.

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DID YOU KNOW…?

The Taggiasca olive tree is self-pollinating.