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Why Are Pimentos In Olives, and How Do They Get There?

A pimento is probably the most recognizable item that is stuffed in a green olive, but it’s not really known why or when this practice started in the first place. It’s believed that the first olives stuffed with pimentos happened sometime in the 1700s in the Provence region of France, and the pimento might have been used to cut the bitterness of the olive.

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