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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, […]

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Mt. Olive Pickle Company Earns Industry Honor

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 […]

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

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, […]

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Mt. Olive's Lebanese beginnings chronicled in Our State

Mt. Olive’s Lebanese beginnings chronicled in Our State

The spark of an idea for establishing Mt. Olive Pickle is credited to Lebanese immigrant Shikrey Baddour back in the 1920s. He saw local fields of cucumbers going to waste, and he thought there ought to be something done about that. His initial idea for a source of brinestock for other pickle companies didn’t pan […]

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