Supplier Code of Conduct

Mt. Olive Pickle Company, Inc. strives to manufacture quality pickle, pepper and relish products and to offer superior customer service.  In so doing, we uphold a fundamental and enduring commitment to our customers, shareholders, employees and community.

We recognize that what we do as a company impacts all of our stakeholders.  Therefore, we seek to manage our operations to bring value to our shareholders, to be a progressive employer, and to serve as a valued corporate citizen in our community.  As part of our corporate citizen and sustainability responsibilities, Mt. Olive Pickle Company expects and encourages our suppliers to share the principles outlined in the supplier code of conduct.

  1. Ethics

To meet social responsibilities, suppliers are expected to conduct their business in an ethical manner and to act with integrity. Ethical requirements include the following aspects:

  •  Business Integrity
  •  Fair Competition
  •  Safe Guard Privacy & Intellectual Property
  •  Reporting Means for Employee Concerns
  1. Labor

Suppliers are expected to protect the human rights of their employees and to treat them with dignity and respect.  This includes the following aspects:

  • Illegal Child Labor Avoidance
  • Freely Chosen Employment
  • Diversity
  • Fair Treatment
  • Working Hours, Wages and Benefits Applicable to Law
  • Respect the Freedom of Association
  1. Health, Safety, Environment, and Quality

Suppliers are expected to provide a safe and healthy working environment and, if applicable, safe and healthy company living quarters, and to operate in an environmentally responsible and efficient manner.  Suppliers will integrate quality into their business processes.  This includes the following aspects:

  • Meet or Exceed Quality Requirements
  • Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality Regulations Compliance
  • Product Safety Safeguards
  • Occupational Health and Safety Controls for Employees
  • Process Safety Control for Products
  • Emergency Preparedness Programs, Risk Information and Training
  • Waste and Emissions System Controls
  • Resource Conservation and Climate Protection Controls
  • Security Controls
  1. Management Systems for Compliance

Suppliers are expected to implement management systems to facilitate compliance with all applicable laws and to promote continuous improvement with respect to the expectations set forth in this Supplier Code of Conduct.  This includes the following aspects:

  • Legal Compliance
  • Commitment and Accountability
  • Risk Management
  • Employee Training and Competency
  • Continuous Improvement