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Does Mt. Olive use button caps on its products?

Does Mt. Olive use button caps on its products?

Mt. Olive has recently converted a significant portion of its product line to safety button caps, which means you should hear an audible pop when you first open the jars.  These new caps replace the clear plastic tamper evident banding that Mt. Olive has used on all of its products for a number of years. […]

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Did someone take a bite out of my pickle?

Did someone take a bite out of my pickle?

Occasionally we hear from our consumers who find a pickle – usually a spear – that appears to have a “bite mark” in it, teeth marks and all. It’s unsettling, to be sure! But the culprit isn’t human. It’s one of our machines, pictured in the video. A small cylinder holds the pickle in place […]

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After a power outage, are my pickles safe to eat?

After a power outage, are my pickles safe to eat?

Hurricanes happen. And lots of other conditions that can knock out power for days. Once power is restored and you’re cleaning out the refrigerator, don’t toss the pickles. Pickles and pickled peppers won’t spoil or otherwise pose a health threat, even if left unrefrigerated for a period of time. They can sometimes ferment – meaning […]

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Does Mt. Olive sell its pickle juice?

Does Mt. Olive sell its pickle juice?

We do not pack and sell our pickle juice separately. The truth is it just doesn’t taste the same without the pickles in the jar. That great taste is a blend of flavor once the pickles absorb the juice.   If you are having trouble with dried-out pickles (because you drink the juice first) try […]

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Are Mt. Olive Pickles made in the USA?

Are Mt. Olive Pickles made in the USA?

Yes! For all of its 90 years, Mt. Olive Pickle’s manufacturing plant has been located in the small Eastern North Carolina town of Mount Olive, NC. Today, most of the fresh cucumbers and peppers that we use in our products are procured in the United States (and one-third of that is sourced in North Carolina). […]

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Do Mt. Olive's products contain gluten?

Do Mt. Olive’s products contain gluten?

All of Mt. Olive’s products are gluten free.

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Does Mt. Olive Pickle offer tours of its manufacturing facilities?

Does Mt. Olive Pickle offer tours of its manufacturing facilities?

Mt. Olive does not offer public tours of its plant. However, we have a dill-lightful little gift shop right here that the public is welcomed to visit. While at the gift shop, ask to see our 15-minute tour DVD, which shows how we make our pickles. You’ll receive a visitor pack and a free jar of […]

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Where do I find the Best By Date on Mt. Olive products?

Where do I find the Best By Date on Mt. Olive products?

You’ll find the Best By Date stamped on the shoulder of the jar, on the glass itself, near where it curves into the lid. Just above this is a production code. By the way, we have a 24-month date on our cut products, and a 30-month date on everything else. Because of the way we […]

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Does Mt. Olive Pickle have barrels that it makes available to the public for purchase?

Does Mt. Olive Pickle have barrels that it makes available to the public for purchase?

Our 55-gallon barrels are not available for sale to the general public. We recommend that you contact the following: Charles J. Rice, Benchmark Earth Works in Sanford, (919) 774-7877 or benchmarkcorp@windstream.net

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