What's Happening at              Mt. Olive Pickle Company

We always like to say that we're more than just the U.S.'s #1 brand of pickles and we sure like to give back to those who have supported us over the years. Below, our Mt. Olive Pickle team shares the latest news regarding our pickled products brand, including its community involvement here in Mount Olive, North Carolina and beyond.

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Mt. Olive Kosher Dill Pickle Spears Nominated for the Coolest Thing Made in NC

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 20, 2021 CONTACT: Lynn Williams, Public Relations Manager 919.581.3628 / lwilliams@mtolivepickles.com Mt. Olive Kosher Dill Pickle Spears Nominated for the Coolest Thing Made in NC Public voting opened for NC Chamber’s statewide manufacturing contest Mount Olive, NC – Today, the NC Chamber announced that Mt. Olive Kosher Dill Pickle Spears are…

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Artist Spotlight: Elaine O’Neil

Elaine O’Neil is a unique and talented artist who has always loved sewing and working with fabric. O’Neil obtained her art education from the Philadelphia College of Textiles & Science. Her major was Textile Design. After starting out in apparel, O’Neil transitioned into art about 30 years ago when a friend in Maine asked her to create…

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Artist Spotlight: Emily Wallace

Artist Emily Wallace was born and raised in the small eastern North Carolina town of Smithfield. Growing up in rural North Carolina, Wallace spent a lot of time with her grandmother, Charlotte Wallace, who inspired her to take an interest in art. Wallace began doodling, drawing, and painting as a child, and she never stopped. Of…

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Mt. Olive Pickle Co. Pledges 10% of All April 2021 Online Sales to Make-A-Wish

Mt. Olive Pickle Company is a proud partner of Make-A-Wish. To support World Wish Day, Mt. Olive is pledging 10% of all sales from our online store during the month of April 2021 to Make-A-Wish. To contribute, simply make a purchase at www.mtolivepickleshop.com now through the end of April 2021, and Mt. Olive will donate…

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Mt. Olive Pickle Company Unveils Pickle Salsa

Mt. Olive Pickle Company, the #1 best-selling brand of pickles, peppers and relishes in the U.S., announces a new offering: Pickle Salsa. Mt. Olive’s Pickle Salsa Mt. Olive’s new Pickle Salsa comes in three varieties: Mild, Medium & Hot. It can be found at grocery stores nationwide. “We are thrilled to launch our Pickle Salsa…

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Happy 95th Birthday to Mt. Olive Pickle Company

MOUNT OLIVE, N.C., Jan. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Fans today can enjoy a crisp Mt. Olive Pickle thanks to the forward-thinking business leaders of the North Carolina town of Mount Olive back in 1926. That’s right: America’s favorite pickle company is 95 years old. In the 1920s, several produce markets in town served a wide agricultural region. While cucumbers grew well in the area,…

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Pickle Drop Virtual Food Drive nets $10,358 for Food Bank

Mt. Olive Pickle Company and its fans together raised over $10,000 to help feed hungry neighbors. Mt. Olive held a virtual food drive in conjunction with its 2020 New Year’s Eve Pickle Drop to benefit the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina. The company set a goal of $5,000 and pledged a $5,000…

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New Year’s Eve Pickle Drop marks the end of 2020, virtually

Updated December 30, 2020       MOUNT OLIVE, NC—In true 2020 fashion, a live, in-person New Year’s Eve Pickle Drop will not be held in Mount Olive this year. But pickle fans everywhere will still be able to watch a pickle drop come December 31. Plans are to air a 30-minute webcast that compiles…

What Customers Say About Our Pickles

"No more Vlassics in my fridge, as a pickle lover I assure you they have the best product in stores! I love them, not just pickles all of their products are amazing!"

"Thank you for your Simply Pickles line of products my wife brought some home and I instantly noted the positive difference from other pickles in the fridge. Thank you for deciding to leave out the yellow 5."

"The best pickle in America, hands down. From bread and butter to Jalapeño, you can’t go wrong with the consistent quality that Mt. Olive is able to provide. They were a staple of my house as a child, and I am now raising my own children on them. Hands down, Mt. Olive is where it’s at if you’re a pickle or pepper fan!"

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