Why Can’t You Buy Fresh Olives?

09/10/2018 | 3m 15s | Video has closed captioning.

Olives are a strange food: a fruit that you can’t buy fresh, just swimming in salty brine. Why? They contain a bitter chemical called oleuropein. This week on Reactions, we’re talking about the science of how we can eat this unique stone fruit.

Aired: 09/10/18

Rating: NR


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