6 Pickle Business Success Stories [2024]

Updated: November 1st, 2023
Start A Pickle Business

Pickle is a juice of vegetables or fruits preserved in brine or vinegar. The global demand for packed pickles is snowballing, making it a viable fruit & vegetable business idea.

Here are some real life success stories of starting a pickle business:

1. Brine Brothers ($120K/year)

Harris Derner came up with the idea for Brine Brothers when he realized that drinking pickle juice cured his hangovers in 2015. Unable to find a drinkable pickle brine on the market, Harris and his friend Michael Belicose decided to start their own business. With a total investment of $11,000 in 2016, they now generate over $10,000 per month and have recently won an investment from Barstool and Jon Taffer, determined to make Brine Brothers a million-dollar beverage company.

How much they make: $120K/year
How much did it cost to start: $-2
Current team size: 0


How We Launched A Viral Pickle Juice To Cure Our Hangovers

Brine Brothers sells all-natural pickle brine (pickle juice), generating over $10,000/month and winning an investment from Barstool and Jon Taffer, and is determined to become a million-dollar beverage company.

Harris started Brine Brothers about 7 years ago
Harris grew the business to $10K/month
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Learn more about starting a pickle business:

Where to start?

-> How much does it cost to start a pickle business?
-> Pros and cons of a pickle business

Need inspiration?

-> Examples of established pickle business
-> Pickle business slogans
-> Pickle business names
-> Pickle business Instagram bios

Other resources

4. Mr. Pickle's Sandwich Shop

Where they're located: Stockton, California, USA
Website traffic: 60K/month


5. McClure's Pickles

We make pickles, chips, bloody mary mix, and much more with love from Detroit.


6. Gedney Foods