The olives are waited to get dark on the trees. Since the olives will be mature, they are picked by hand. Thay have slightly salted, fryity flavor.
The olives picked when their color is about to turn from green to yellow before fully maturing are crushed or scratched without damaging their natural structure. They are waited in water or salt water until they don’t taste bitter any more. Sourness is given to these olives by adding lemon slices inside this water.