From Greece, Probiotic Rich Olives With Live, Active Cultures.

Alive & Well olives come from small, family farms and village co-ops in Greece, who follow the same traditional agricultural methods used in the region for thousands of years. Some of the trees are over 1,000 years old. 

Our raw, heirloom olives are grown, harvested and cured to capture their delicious flavors while delivering naturally occurring probiotics and essential nutrients.

Perfect as a snack, in salads, appetizers or entrées, Alive & Well olives are rich in live, active cultures, with 3.6 million CFUs (colony forming units) and 55 million CFUs per jar.



The most flavorful Kalamata olive you've ever tasted. Toss them into pastas for a flavorful kick. Sourced from the Sellasia region of the Peloponnese. 

Organic Olives, Water, Sea Salt, Organic Red Wine Vinegar.   



A rounder, fleshier green olive. A great snack or the perfect finish to a gin martini. Grown and harvested on the island of Evia in the region of Rovies.

Organic Olives, Water, Sea Salt.  



A rounder, fleshier olive. A perfect addition to your fresh salads. Grown and harvested on the islands of Evia in the region of Rovies.

Organic Olives, Water, Sea Salt. 




When enjoying our Alive & Well olive varieties, we suggest taking the olives out of the fridge and letting them come to room temperature before serving. The olives are most flavorful at room temperature.

  • Straight from the jar
  • Snacks & Appetizers
  • Salads
  • Cooking with Alive & Well
  • How to use the Mother Brine

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Available exclusively at select natural grocers nationwide in Spring 2017

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Probiotic rich, Non-GMO, organic olives match modern culinary trends with centuries-old traditions.
New Alive & Well olives with live, active cultures can be found in the refrigerator of natural foods stores.

March 2, 2017 (Laconia, Greece) -- When Sotiris Kitrilakis discovered a small family farm of centuries-old olive trees overlooking the azure blue waters of the Mediterranean, not far from his childhood home, he knew he had found something special. It is a place lost in time; here, soil-nurturing, agricultural practices of dry farming and the use of cover crops without chemicals, have continued unchanged for centuries. The kalamata olives preserved by natural fermentation not only have delicious, complex flavors, the curing process creates live, active cultures similar to those resulting from culturing yogurt, making cheese or fermenting sauerkraut.

Probiotic, organic olives answer a number of trends that have been gaining momentum here in America. Sales of organic olives have increased 15% in the past year. Nearly a quarter of all US consumers are now incorporating probiotics into their diets, and that number is expected to grow to over three billion dollars in annual sales by 2020.*

The first shipment of three heirloom olive varieties, Kalamata, Green Rovies and Black Rovies, have just arrived from Greece. Alive & Well olives can now be found in the raw, fermented foods refrigerator case along with the sauerkraut, pickles and kimchee at select natural foods stores nationwide. Because the olives are naturally cured without the use of chemicals, synthetic probiotic cultures or lye, the longer lacto-fermentation yields naturally occurring lactobacillus cultures: over 55 million CFUs per jar. The Alive & Well brine also contains these cultures, and unlike other olive brine, which is typically just salty water, it can be reused as the base for probiotic salad dressings or marinades. Learn more at

About Alive & Well From The Mediterranean

Alive & Well olives are the first products to be introduced by Legacy III Partners, a group of natural product pioneers who are passionate about sustainable and regenerative agriculture and dedicated to the proposition that great tasting food should be made with integrity and authenticity. The Alive & Well brand, designed by Gauger + Associates in San Francisco, won a Silver Award in the 2017 Graphis Logo Design 9, an international design completion. The packaging, also by Gauger, most recently won the 2017 American Package Design Award from GD USA.


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