...the first table olive around the world

History of Cerignola Olives.

>>> ... of the variety known as “Spanish Giant” or “Spanish Olive”. At the beginning of the XXth century Cerignola became the first table olive to be exported in the USA, shipped in 50/100kg wooden barrels (Vascidd) or alternatively in smaller conical buckets (Cugnett), reaching by 1920’s the Californian markets. Due to their big size Cerignola are still one of the most popular olives especially in North America. For further information see the cornerstone publication by Carlo Fratepietro “L'olivo nella storia” Foggia, Tip. L.Cappetta, 1932.

Cerignola Olives are peculiar of the Apulia region. The fruits, harvested typically during the month of October are de-bittered with Lye (caustic soda) and have a rather huge size, in some cases reaching 18gr of weight. Cerignola, with their typical plum shape, are one of the most successful and popular table olives around the world being notably suitable for aperitifs or associated with cheese appetizers. Many scholars believe the forerunner of this olive is the ancient roman variety “Orchites” but other authors agree instead it was the House of Aragon, in the late XV century, that brought the cultivar in the region and as a proof they point out the local name... >>>

huge Cerignola olives 125g

huge Cerignola olives 125g

olive nere di GAETA

An entirely new TAKE AWAY line 220/270g. A new packaging and a line that offers more than 30 varieties of FRESH OLIVES: aged, traditional, garnished, special, inside a convenient heath-sealed pail with a protective atmoshere and an open close lid. Most of the references can be stored at room temperature. The new packaging, as well as ensuring a great visibility to the product on the shelfes, provides customers with several cooking suggestions and other useful information through the QR code.

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huge Cerignola olives 250g

huge Cerignola olives 250g

The“Belle e Buone”selection bags of 400 gr (14 oz), are olives packed in a clear bag that assures the freshness of the product at a real deal price. This range enjoys from 10 years an enormous success on the Italian market, including well over 15 different selections of olives in brine or in a delicate olive oil dressing.

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huge Cerignola olives 225g

olive nere di GAETA

An entirely new TAKE AWAY line 220/270g. A new packaging and a line that offers more than 30 varieties of FRESH OLIVES: aged, traditional, garnished, special, inside a convenient heath-sealed pail with a protective atmoshere and an open close lid. Most of the references can be stored at room temperature. The new packaging, as well as ensuring a great visibility to the product on the shelfes, provides customers with several cooking suggestions and other useful information through the QR code.

olive ficacci DISCOVER THE 250G MINI-PAILS RANGE

huge Cerignola olives 250g

olive nere di GAETA

Olive Fresche Take Away – 250 gr tubs (8.8 oz.) is a range that offers the complete range of Ficacci’s olive production, conceived in order to give the chance of tasting our entire selection in single serving portions.
The selection includes olives in brine (salt and water, without the use of chemical additives) or in a delicate dressing of olive oil. As the name suggests, Take Away, is a line created to satisfy the bias of the most demanding consumer with a small and easy-to-carry package.

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huge Cerignola olives 500g

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A complete range of the best italian olives, hand picked and packed in a 500 gr (14 oz) bucket, available in a natural brine of salt and water (without chemical additives). A special selection sound for the most demanding olive customer. Each expo-box contains 12 pcs.

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huge Cerignola olives 2kg

huge Cerignola olives 2kg

Happy Hour (bar line) buckets 2 kilo (70 oz).
This line has been created and selected specifically for the bar use, as appetizers, “tapas”, or for the use in “martini” and other drinks. The product is sealed and protected in each bucket by a transparent plastic bag, guaranteeing freshness and quality that can be easley seen.Once the bag is opened, the bucket continues to serve as a protective container and can be used and resealed each time.As a quick reference ficacci includes recipes for new and fun drinks and cocktail.

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huge Cerignola olives 4kg

huge Cerignola olives 4kg

buckets 4 kilo (8.8 lb)
This selection of olives is chosen and packed specifically for professional use in restaurants or/and deli counter.The bag-in-bucket assures the product freshness and makes it easy to use and store once opened, allowing a long shelf life.

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