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Oloves Hot Chilli Mama

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Oloves Hot Chilli Mama

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Taste test: We opened this small bag of olives and were surprised to find that it contained whole olives that appeared to be wet; the promise of "no liquid" on the bag painted a different picture.

The olives were, well, olive green in color with just a few smallish red and white spots attached to the surfaces. I tried my first one and found that it was every bit as moist and we as you would expect from an olive, and although it wasn't suspended in liquid, there was a small puddle at the bottom of the bag, so "no liquid" really didn't ring true. But the olive was great! It was bursting with flavor, with an intense taste enhanced a bit by some middling heat, then even more heat in the aftertaste. Certainly a lot different from our usual snacks, but a nice change and very good. Not something you can really eat at your desk (or during most other activities) without having to wash your hands before getting back to work.

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Smell test: Yeah, smells like olives.

From the package: “The healthy olive snack” ... “Pitted Green Olives With Habanero Chillies” ... “50 calorie snack” ... “in Barcelona we had a dream, to make a cool snack that we would love to eat. That's why we created all Oloves, delicious, natural, deli-style olives.” ... “The ready to eat treat with no pits, no liquid, just pure healthy goodness and of course: a little love in every olive!” ... “Made in Morocco”

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Company: Brand Strand Ltd. (Switzerland)

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