Les Moulins Mahjoub Natural Organic Black Olive Spread is made with two varieties of olives that are native to Tunisia. Sahli black olives and a small percentage of Meski green olives are pitted and crushed to form a fine paste. This paste is mixed with extra virgin olive oil to produce a rich and intense spread. As with all the Mahjoub products, this is produced using traditional farming methods with no additives or artificial processes.The Mahjoub family farms the soil in the lush Medjerda Valley of Tunisia, located on the southern shores of the Mediterranean. They're recognized in the culinary world as one of the premier producers of extra virgin olive oils, table olives, and condiments.