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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 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 to Make-A-Wish. To contribute, simply make a purchase at www.mtolivepickleshop.com now through the end of April, and Mt. Olive will donate 10% of your…

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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 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 line, and to offer…

95th Birthday Pickle Cake

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…

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Custom Mt. Olive Pickles Longboard Giveaway!

It’s time for a Mt. Olive Giveaway! How cool are these custom-made longboards?  These custom longboards were created by Danny Callahan of Local Skateboard Co. Danny grew up in the mountains of North Carolina, and his family always had Mt. Olive products in the fridge! Pickled Okra, Dills, and Banana Pepper rings were some of…

Pickles and Pregnancy

Pregnancy & Pickles

Why do pregnant women crave pickles? Increased blood volume during pregnancy raises a pregnant women’s need for sodium, making salty foods, like pickles, a very common craving! Like many pregnant women, Amanda Haigler had been having some serious pickle cravings. Amanda is expecting twins, and she wanted to find a creative way to document this chapter…


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

VOTE NOW AT http://www.coolestthingmadeinnc.com/vote-now Statewide contest champions manufacturing community’s impact and innovation RALEIGH, N.C. – Today, the NC Chamber announced that Mt. Olive Pickle Company is among the 15 semifinalists named in the inaugural “Coolest Thing Made in NC” competition. The contest started with 70+ nominees, and so far, has seen more than 12,000 votes…


Mt. Olive Pickle Company is Nominated as “Coolest Thing Made in NC”

CLICK HERE to vote for Mt. Olive Pickles: https://coolestthingmadeinnc.com/vote-now/ Mt. Olive Pickle Company is Nominated as “Coolest Thing Made in NC” Statewide contest champions manufacturing community’s impact and innovation FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Jennifer Dart jdart@ncchamber.com (703) 317-7479 (c) Mt. Olive Pickle Company, Inc. Mount Olive, NC RALEIGH, N.C. – Today, the NC Chamber announced…

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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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Artist Spotlight: Claire Kiester’s Pickle Screen prints – Ink on muslin

Claire Kiester is an artist from Chapel Hill, NC. Kiester is currently attending the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in Chicago, IL.  Her concentrations are in Print media and Fiber and Material Studies. Growing up, Kiester was always interested in art, and she enjoyed being creative and working with her hands. She chose…

What Our Customers Are Saying

"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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