Olive wood chopping boards are a kitchen essential as they far superior to any other type of cutting board. They are thick, strong and will last a lifetime with just a little love and care. In addition, olive wood has natural anti-bacterial properties which means that you can use your olive wood cutting boards for a wide variety of ingredients. There is however, a large range of olive wood chopping boards which have been designed for specific produce, for example olive wood bread boards and olive wood meat cutting boards. Some of these olive wood cutting boards will have grooves in which to catch meat juices, others will have handles to enable you to hold them at a convenient angle and the bread board has a rack to allow the breadcrumbs to fall into the tray below. Once you have used olive wood chopping boards in your kitchen you will find it hard to be satisfied with any other kind.