Ontario, California: Graber Olive Factory - Watch Olives SortedSomeone must sort the olives, and you can be there to witness the complex culling process.
- 315 E. 4th, Ontario, CA
- I-10 (San Bernardino Fwy.) to Euclid Ave. turn-off, then south to 4th Street. Take 4th Street east 1-1/2 blocks to 315 East 4th Street.
- M - Sa 9 am to 5:30 pm, Su 9:30 am to 6 pm. (Call to verify)
Visitor Tips and News About Graber Olive Factory - Watch Olives Sorted
Century-old family business in middle of now residential neighborhood still operates in the old ways. Great for history buffs.[Michael Scott, 10/25/2011]
In September, when the olives are ready to be put in brine, you can see employees hand-sort olives by size using something akin to pool cues. There's also a gift shop, and they will ship. The facility is open year 'round, though, and they have tours.[Robin Innes, 05/30/2004]