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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…

Clair Jar

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’s Masterpiece 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…

Child Birthday pickle

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…

Jalapeno Stuffed Cheeseburger

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…

Kosher Dill Chips Resealable Pouch

BREAKING NEWS: Mt. Olive’s New Product Will Change The Way You Eat Pickles, Forever

Mt. Olive Munchies: The Portable Pickle If you love pickles as much as we do, then prepare your heart and stomach before reading this. Leaving the house for the day with a glass jar of pickles is so 2018. Actually, we’re not sure it was ever a thing, but now it can be. Since Mt.…

Mount Olive logo with an emmy award

Mt. Olive Pickle Research Project Receives Emmy Award

Earlier this year, the Nashville/Midsouth Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences recognized Durham-based storytelling firm StoryDriven and the University of North Carolina’s Research Opportunities Initiative (ROI) for its video “Harvesting Clean Energy” with an Emmy award. “The competition this year was fierce – there were more than 900 entries from 131…

Children with a pickle light

New Year’s Eve Pickle to drop into 2018

Mark your calendars: Mt. Olive Pickle Company, Inc.’s annual New Year’s Eve Pickle Drop will be held on Sunday, December 31, 2017 at the Corner of Cucumber & Vine in Mount Olive. At the stroke of 7 p.m. midnight – that’s 7 o’clock EST, which also happens to be midnight Greenwich Mean Time. (That way,…

industry award ceremony

Mt. Olive Pickle Company Earns Industry Honor

The Mt. Olive Pickle Co. Thursday was honored as Wayne County Industry of the Year. The award was presented during the annual Wayne County Industry Appreciation Luncheon sponsored by the Wayne County Development Alliance and held at the Goldsboro Event Center. “We are very proud to be a part of the Wayne County community,” said…

State Fair Booth

Mt. Olive Pickle ending its 60-year N.C. State Fair run

All good things must come to an end, even a flavorful 50-cent Mt. Olive pickle at the N.C. State Fair. After more than 60 years, Mt. Olive Pickle is discontinuing its participation at the North Carolina State Fair in Raleigh. The company will not operate its booth this year. “This decision comes with great regret,…

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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