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Local Students Create Dill-lightful Pieces of Art

By NC Pickle | May 12, 2016

Each year at the North Carolina Pickle Festival, the Mt. Olive Pickle Company sponsors a Student Art Show. This art show encourages students from the area to submit their work and throughout its time, has resulted in some fantastic pieces that highlight the talent in our community. Mt. Olive has bought and gathered its favorite…

First South Bank Sponsors Inaugural Chili Cook-Off

By NC Pickle | May 5, 2016

For the first time in its 30-year history, the North Carolina Pickle Festival hosted a Homestyle Chili Cook-Off, sponsored by First South Bank. Whether you prefer spicy or smoky, turkey or beef, this competition was open to everyone and delivered a variety of dillicious takes on chili. During our 2016 NC Pickle Festival, cash prizes…

Visiting the Town of Mount Olive

By NC Pickle | March 22, 2016

Growing your town’s population from 4,500 to up to 40,000 in one day is no small undertaking. On Saturday, April 23rd the Town of Mount Olive, North Carolina will once again play host to the North Carolina Pickle Festival, an event that draws tens of thousands to its downtown. We are proud of all three…

Meet Our Friends at the University of Mount Olive

By NC Pickle | March 22, 2016

The North Carolina Pickle Festival has many friends, but among the largest is the University of Mount Olive. As one of our presenting sponsors, along with Mt. Olive Pickle Company and the Town of Mount Olive, the university is an integral partner. In addition to its financial support, UMO provides its facilities and its physical…

Meet the Mt. Olive Pickle Company

By NC Pickle | March 18, 2016

At the Corner of Cucumber & Vine in Mount Olive, North Carolina, Mt. Olive Pickle Company takes pride not only in its products, but also in its community. Founded by local businessmen in 1926, Mt. Olive is celebrating its 90th anniversary this year! The company plays an important role in the history and heritage of…