Black Ripe Olive (Oil Cured Gemlik Sele)

Black Ripe Olive (Oil Cured Gemlik Sele)

The olive is green in its very first formation, namely on the tree. It’s a miraculous fruit that gets the color red by time, becomes black and finally gets ready for being harvested and processed. Even if it gets black and mature, the olive is not a fruit that can be eaten at the time that it’s picked from the tree. The olive picked from the branch is bitter and it’s not consumable. For the formation of a delicious olive, this beautiful fruit has to pass through some certain processes in order to become edible.

As a result of these operations, Sele olive is called as Ripe olive, rounded olive, scratched olive and cracked olive. The olives mentioned above do not differ only by name but also by taste and characteristics. Everyone, from 7 to 70, has a favorite one which he/she has pleasure of its taste and prefers necessarily during the morning breakfast

That’s one of the most significant characteristics of the olive. Everyone likes and eats it. Everyone takes advantage of this special fruit. The ones who like the sour taste, salty taste, less salty or salt-free taste of it even the ones who want to get a slightly bitter taste of the olive. Everyone but everyone feels the miraculous healing of the olive and benefits it.