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New Year’s Eve Pickle will drop into 2023

22nd annual event will be held at University of Mount Olive on December 31 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                   CONTACT:  Lynn Williams November 30, 2022                                                                                                         919-581-3628                                                                                                                       lwilliams@mtolivepickles.com MOUNT OLIVE, NC—Mt. Olive Pickle Company, Inc. will hold its New Year’s Eve Pickle Drop Saturday, December 31 with the help of a few of its…

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 Mt. Olive Pickles One Step Closer to Winning “Coolest Thing Made in NC”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 13, 2022 CONTACT: NC Chamber: Vanessa Gray  (336) 202-5266  Lynn Williams, Public Relations Manager 919.581.3628 lwilliams@mtolivepickles.com Mt. Olive Pickles One Step Closer to Winning “Coolest Thing Made in NC” NC Chamber’s statewide contest champions manufacturing community’s impact and innovation RALEIGH, N.C. – Today, the NC Chamber announced that Mt. Olive Pickle Co.…

Jacquelyn Fitzgerald

Pollination & Pickles: A Look into the World of Bees with Jacquelyn Fitzgerald

Did you know… without pollinators such as bees, there would be no pickles?! Jacquelyn Fitzgerald, originally from Winston Salem, NC, is now a PhD student at Northwestern University and the Chicago Botanic Garden in Chicago, IL. After completing her undergraduate degree at NC State, Fitzgerald decided to pursue her PhD in Plant Biology and Conservation.…

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Ardagh Glass Packaging commemorates 50 years of glass packaging with Mt. Olive Pickle Company

Indianapolis (July 13, 2022) – Ardagh Glass Packaging – North America (AGP – North America), a business of Ardagh Group, is commemorating 50 years of partnership in supplying glass packaging to Mt. Olive Pickle Company.  From a modest beginning in 1926, Mt. Olive has grown to be one of the most loved pickle companies, manufacturing its best-selling…

Artist Spotlight: Seraphim Smith

  Who is Seraphim Smith? Originally from Nashville, Tennessee, Seraphim Smith graduated with degree in painting and a minor in graphic design from Middle Tennessee State University in 2004. He began working in the catering industry, which sparked his interest in the artistry of food. Smith made his way to North Carolina in 2005. He…

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Mt. Olive Pickle Company, Inc. continues partnership with Make-A-Wish® Foundation

Make A Donation Mt. Olive Pickle Company announced a partnership with Make-A-Wish® Foundation in 2020. We are honored to continue helping Make-A-Wish® fulfill its mission of creating life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses. We chose to support Make-A-Wish® because through its wish-granting, children are given a sense of anticipation for something positive and empowering…

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Pickle Enrichment at the NC Zoo

The North Carolina Zoo is the largest zoo in the world by land mass, with over 2,500 acres. Located in Randolph County near Asheboro, the Zoo focuses on naturalistic animal habitats, and it is the world’s largest natural habitat Zoo. This means all of the animals have large and diverse habitats. Dr. Cathy Mingee, Ph.D…

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Coastal Plains Dragway Partners with Mount Olive Pickle Company for the 2022 “Give ‘em the Pickle” Award

JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (February 3rd, 2022)- Coastal Plains Dragway is excited to announce a partnership with the famous Mount Olive Pickle Company for a new award called “Give ‘em the Pickle” award. Racers who red light in the first round of competition at any race in 2022 will be handed a voucher to claim a free…

Bride in white dress with jean jacket stands next to groom in grey jacket with black tow tie. Both are holding pickle spears. table filled with jars of pickles in front of them.

Wedding Party Pickle Bar

Becki grew up eating Mt. Olive Pickles. Before she even turned one, her babysitter Bev Webster gave her a taste of her first pickle, and ever since then, Becki was hooked! Becki’s love of pickles is known by all who know her. Growing up, her Grandmama and Papa always made sure to stock the fridge…

Birthday cake with candles that say 96. green cake with pickles on the bottom. Jars of Mt. Olive products surrounding. pickle banner says Since 1926

Mt. Olive Pickles, 96 Years Old, Honors Hometown Roots

For immediate release: January 3, 2022 MOUNT OLIVE, NC – Mt. Olive Pickle Company hit a milestone on January 2: America’s #1 best-selling pickle company turned 96 years old.  For all those years, the company has honored its hometown beginnings. Organized on January 2, 1926, the company today employs 1,000 people who pack and sell…

Birthday cake with candles that say 96. green cake with pickles on the bottom. Jars of Mt. Olive products surrounding. pickle banner says Since 1926

The 97-Year History of Mt. Olive Pickle Company

The 97-year history of Mt. Olive Pickle Company is filled with momentous events. We’d love to give you a rundown of every single highlight of our long and fruitful career. But since we don’t have space for a 1,000-page bio on our blog, we’ll settle for giving you some of the peaks. The 1920s: Where…

baby rae eating a pickle

Sweet Baby Rae: A Pickle-Loving Baby

Photographer Jessie Edwards has always had a passion for taking pictures. She first started her photography hobby with a focus in film photography, but then after having kids and becoming a stay-at-home mom, Edwards decided to take some classes in digital photography. She really loved it, and she began shooting photo sessions for friends in…

What Our Customers Are Saying

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