Fleshy in texture, large in size and vibrant purple in color, Alfonso Olives are grown in Peru. Krinos Alfonso Olives are marinated in brine to enhance their distinctive flavor. These tender, oval-shaped olives are juicy with a slight hint of sour bitterness. They make a wonderful appetizer and table olive. Great for sauces, aiolis or as an accompaniment to a charcuterie platter, they are a staple in many pantries.