Green and black Italian olives
Big green olives from Cerignola ( La Bella di Cerignola ), housed a beautiful 19th century building in the south of Italy is a cooperative of farmers who joined forces in 1993 to bring their olives to market and invest in ecologic farming. Thanks to this they got recognised as PDO (Protected Designation of Origin) in 2000.
Small black olives (not that black actually) called "Peranzana", one of the most prized varieties of Puglia, is a type of olive that is grown in a particular area of Puglia, precisely in the Alto Tavoliere. Made by Sottolestelle who has started their organic farming in 1992, "Amore per la natura".