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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…

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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…

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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…

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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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…

Kosher Baby Dills Art

Artist Spotlight: Karen Barton-Gray’s Baby Dill Pickles

Karen Barton-Gray is a lifelong painter who is based in Puyallup, WA. Her interest in art began at a very early age. “As a child, I started painting all of the horses I ever wanted to own, and that was many,” she said. Throughout her life, she continued to paint whenever time allowed. After retiring…

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ONE BIG DILL: Axtyn The Pickle-Loving Baby’s First Birthday

A North Carolina family and their baby, Axtyn, stopped at Firehouse Subs for lunch one day. That was where Axtyn tried his first pickle. *Photos contributed by Photographer Cheyenne Woods His mom, Jessica, gave Axtyn a taste, and suddenly he wanted the entire pickle! “We let him hold it, then he dropped it and screamed…

Pickle Drop

New Year’s Eve Pickle Drop Will Have a Different Venue for 2019

The 20th annual New Year’s Eve Pickle Drop will see a significant change this December – but only for one year. Because of a major construction project going on at the Corner of Cucumber & Vine – the location of the company’s Main Plant – the Pickle Drop will be held at the University of…

Homemade Organic Crunch Green Pickles

9 Things You Don’t Know About Pickles

Pickles are one of the most popular go-to snacks in the United States. Don’t believe us? Well, the Department of Agriculture estimates that the average American eats 8.5 lbs of pickles a year. Now, those are a lot of pickles! Despite their popularity throughout history, there are a ton of lesser-known facts about and health…

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5 Recipes To Prepare For Your 4th Of July Party (That All Have Pickles In Them)

Get ready to hit the grocery store, fire up the grill, and turn on the oven; the 4th of July is right around the corner! Celebrating America’s birthday wouldn’t be the same without a few cookouts, so it’s time to start planning the recipes you are going to put together if you’re hosting a party…

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