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olives

Native to the Mediterranean region, Central Asia and North Africa. Olea europaea L. The Olive has a history almost as long as that of Western civilization, it’s development being on of Civilized man’s first accomplishments. Archeological evidence suggest that Olives were being grown in Crete as long ago as 2,500 B.C. From Crete and Syria, Olives spread to Greece, Italy and other parts of the Mediterranean area. Olives are also grown commercially in California, Australia, South Africa, Argentina and Chile.



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