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Crowd Pleaser Hamper

These amazing olives are grown in the warming sun of Italy and our bowls are handcrafted in Portugal

These big juicy and delicious Italian Bella di Cerignola olives served in our own exclusive Bates Terracotta Bowl make the perfect gift.

GIANT OLIVES 550g. Gorgeous on their own, served over crushed ice, or as part of an antipasti platter with Italian cheeses, vegetables and meats…or if you like your dry martini shaken or even stirred, a single Cerignola will grace the coolest of cocktails. Giant Olives also available separately.

BATES TERRACOTTA BOWL D16cm. The perfect versatile bowl. An ideal backdrop for serving our Giant Olives, small salads, party treats or even a warming bowl of your favourite porridge. Our terracotta range is handcrafted by a family of third generation potters in the heart of Portugal and this bowl is a great all rounder. Bates Bowl also available separately.

Ingredients

Giant Olives 550g

Nutritional Info & More

Nutritional Info

Typical Value per 100g

Giant Olives 550g

Storage

Store in a cool, dry place, out of direct sunlight. Once opened keep refrigerated & cover with brine & consume within 7 days

Allergy Advice

Packed in a facility that handles lupin WARNING: This product contains olive stones. Suitable for vegetarians.

The Makers Story

A life of care & attention
for the land and a drive for
sustainable "goodness"

Danilo Manco has been making his own award-winning blends of olive oils since 2001, and for as long as he can remember with his family before then. At Makers and Merchants we love his sense of provenance, his care and attention for the land and traditional manufacturing process, as well as his divine olive oil blends, infusions and balsamics.

Originally from Puglia in southern Italy, Danilo’s life is
intimately connected to the seasonal rhythm of olive growing.
He inherited his skills from his father and grandfather but he
traces his passion to a life changing epiphany as a young boy
harvesting olives with his grandfather. Frustrated by his own
slow olive picking, he picked up a wooden stick and started to
thrash at the olive branches. His grandfather stopped his attack
and asked him how he would feel if the stick was used in the
same way on him. And in that seminal moment a life lesson
in good husbandry was learned, and a drive for sustainable
“goodness” born.

He believes that what tastes good should also ‘be good’, so all his
products are carefully hand picked at just the right stage of
ripeness, traditionally stone cold-pressed at the local mill, and
kept free of colourants, additives and anything else that
interferes with the authentic natural flavours derived from the
Italian countryside.