This is a plastic pail with 5.4 lbs (dry weight) of Kalamata Giant Greek olives. These olives come with the pits. The olives are in brine, they do not need to be refrigerated and they can be kept in the brine for more than a year. These olives are absolutely delicious. They are cured and ready for serving. They can be used in salads, in pasta dishes, on pizza, as a side dish, etc. There are approximately 141-160 olives per Kg.