Both green and black table olives are produced, as well as olive oil. The table olives are sold in cans and jars. The black ones are dark purple / light black.
Production is organized by and sold through the Union of Agriculture Cooperative of Lesvos.
Lesvos is the third largest Greek island. The capital city is called Mytilini. About 11 million olive trees grow on the island (as of 2004).