Blond Olives This page first published: Sep 24, 2004 · Updated: Jun 9, 2018 · by CooksInfo. Copyright © 2021 · This web site may contain affiliate links · This web site generates income via ads · Information on this site is copyrighted. Taking whole pages for your website is theft and will be DCMA'd. See re-use information. Sometimes olives are harvested just on the verge of turning from green to brown. These are called “blond” olives. Reddy-black olives may also sometimes be called blond.