Pearls Ripe Pitted Small Black Olives are among the most versatile, flavorful foods available and are an essential ingredient in many ethnic cooking styles including Italian, Greek, and Mexican recipes. Unlike other olive companies that use iodized salt, the Musco Family Olive Company uses sea salt and a little extra time in a unique California curing process. The result: no bitterness, and a buttery, smooth, savory flavor. This extra attention to quality produces just the right texture and a rich, dark color. Pearls Ripe Pitted Small Black Olives are ready to enjoy in a twelve pack (12) of 6-ounce cans and add a gourmet touch to snacks, sandwiches, soups, sauces, hors d‰۪oeuvres, and entrees. As a tasty garnish they transform the simplest dish into something special. Not only are Pearls Ripe Pitted Small Black Olives delicious, they are a nutritious and key ingredient in the Mediterranean diet, making them a welcoming and appetizing addition to diet plates and slimming salads. Nicolo Musco brought his olive expertise from Italy to California with the dream of making a good thing even better. Since its founding, the Musco Family Olive Co. has been providing the finest olives for three generations. Today, the company leverages its passion and expertise to pioneer ongoing innovations in production and environmental sustainability, while maintaining reliable and trusted partnerships with customers and delivering the richest-flavored, highest-quality olives.