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Dec 13, 2007 05:34 AM

Green Ripe Olives

I am looking for a green ripe olive. Basically, they are green with black spots, presumably harvested at the time the olive is beginning to ripen. These olives are incredible, having almost a buttery taste. The brand I have had in the past is made by Lindsay Olive, a California company. I do not want to pay shipping from the states on olives....any place I can get something like this? I have been all over St. Lawrence Market and haven't found anything that looks similar. Does anyone have any other suggestions?

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  1. I saw them in Fortino's at Lawrence/Allen a few months ago. Maybe back in September/October. Not sure if they still have them or if it's still the season.

    Kensington Market or some of the grocers in Little Italy may be able to help you.

    1. Hmmm...I still haven't seen these anywhere. Anyone have any info?

      1. I believe it is a little late in the season to find them. If you wait until October, you can get fresh ones brought in from Italy - San Antonio Fish Market and Loconte Meats (both in Woodvridge) regularly carry them staring in late October.