Connections 2017

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21 Cucumbers are washed and peeled during the first step from cucumber to pickle at the Mt. Olive Pickle Co. In the final steps, large jars of Mt. Olive dill pickle chips slide down the line to be packaged for shipping to destinations all over the globe. Pickle chips slide down the line after being washed and sliced. "We are now officially the best-selling brands of pickles, peppers and relish in the country. For a while we were No. 1 in just U.S. grocery stores, but not in multi-outlets like Wal-Mart — stores where they sell things other than groceries. So we are actually No. 1 outright in unit and dollar sales throughout the U.S. It has only taken us 90 years to get there." — Lynn Williams, public relations director for Mt. Olive Pickle Co.

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