Cerignola olive

Cerignola: Also known as Bella di Cerignola,[1] is an olive cultivar from Italy.

Olive di Cerignola.jpg
Olive (Olea europaea)

Cerignola olives are large in relation to other olive varieties, mild in flavor, and may be served either green or cured red[2] or black.[3] The variety, which originates from the south-eastern Italian province of Apulia and is named for the town of Cerignola, is popular as table olives.[4]


Bella di Cerignola, Cerignolana, Cerignola de la Rioja, and Cerignola Pendola.[5]


  1. ^ Carol Helstosky (2009), Food Culture in the Mediterranean, Greenwood Publishing Group, p. 31, ISBN 978-0-313-34626-2
  2. ^ "The Red Bella di Cerignola Olive". www.delallo.com/. Retrieved 22 January 2015.
  3. ^ Fine Cooking in Season: Your Guide to Choosing and Preparing the Season's Best, Taunton Press, 2011, ISBN 978-1-60085-303-6
  4. ^ Stan Kailis; David John Harris (2007), Producing Table Olives, Landlinks Press, p. 62, ISBN 978-0-643-09203-7
  5. ^ "The Red Bella di Cerignola Olive". www.oleadb.it. Retrieved 11 July 2018.