CHASKA, Minn., April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Here's some news for people who
prefer pickles the way nature intended: Del Monte(R) proudly presents the
first line of USDA-certified organic pickles in five varieties.
The new organic pickle line-up, which promises to pack a powerful punch
to any picnic platter, includes Sweet Bread & Butter Chips, Dill Burger
Slices, Kosher Dill Whole Pickles, Kosher Dill Baby Pickles and Kosher Dill
Spears. These organic products feature the same high-quality, unrivalled
variety and savory flavor that consumers have come to associate with the
Del Monte brand.
"Our new Del Monte organic pickles are produced using environmentally
friendly farming practices, without synthetic chemicals or genetically
modified ingredients," said Jeff Tuttle, chief marketing officer of M.A.
Gedney Company. "Every fresh, crispy organic cucumber is hand picked on
certified organic farms at the perfect size and time of ripeness, then
meticulously sorted and packaged to ensure the finest flavor and freshest
Look for the Del Monte line of USDA-certified organic pickles in
supermarkets and retail outlets offering natural and organic foods
nationwide. The suggested retail price for Gedney and Del Monte organic
pickles ranges from $3 to $5 per 24-ounce jar.
Organic Pickles: Possibly the Planet's Perfect Snack!
Greasy chips, sugary sweets -- who needs these snacks when you can
munch on pickles? Aside from the fact that Del Monte brand organic pickles
taste great, like all pickles, they have no carbs, no fat and are low in
About the Del Monte Brand and the M.A. Gedney Company
Since 1919, Del Monte has been marketing pickles and pickle products,
including its market-leading Sweet Pickle Relish, and its uniquely sweet
Sweet Gherkin Pickles, which are one of the country's only sweet gherkin
made the old-fashioned way: barrel-sweetened for ultimate sweetness. Del
Monte pickles are produced and marketed by M.A. Gedney Company and sold
under the Del Monte label under license from Del Monte Foods. Combining the
Del Monte reputation for quality with M.A. Gedney Company's 125 years of
extraordinary pickle production makes the perfect pickle partnership. The
M.A. Gedney Company is headquartered in Chaska, Minn. For more information
on the company, visit http://www.gedneypickle.com .
SOURCE Del Monte