Where can I buy Rick’s Picks?
There are three ways to purchase Rick’s Picks:
- 1. Order from us 24 hours a day, 7 days a week here, on www.rickspicksnyc.com.
- 2. We are at the Union Square Greenmarket in NYC, Grand Army Greenmarket in Brooklyn, NY, and other select farmer’s markets and festivals. Click here for dates and locations.
- 3. We sell at fine retailers throughout the US. View our to search for a store near you that carries Rick’s Picks.
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Let us know if there is a great store in your area where you would like to see Rick’s Picks products. Click here to send an email.
What is your guarantee?
Rick’s Picks offers a 100% satisfaction guarantee. If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase, please contact us at 212-358-0438 for credit or replacement. It’s that simple.
Is your Packaging recyclable?
We care about the environment and use recyclable fibers in most of our packaging, gift wrap included! Our gift packs are constructed using cardboard cradles designed to safely ship the pickles anywhere in the US with a minimum of packaging…no Styrofoam peanuts. Upon request we provide gift bags for individual jars including a recipe card, catalog sheet and note cards…perfect gifts to have handy for party hosts or last minute gifts!
Can you send me a catalog?
How do I get on the mailing list?
Simply click here to get the latest news, recipes and promotional offers.
Where is my order/How to track a package?
Orders ship within 1-2 business days after you place the order. Please allow another 3-7 business days for FedEx Ground shipping. Feel free to contact us via email email@example.com
or phone 212-358-0428 to receive tracking information. We want to make sure you receive your pickles!
Can FedEx leave the package without a signature?
It is always up to the discretion of the driver, but you can add a note to the package that requests FedEx to leave the package on the first attempt with no signature. If your driver usually leaves your packages without a signature, chances are that he or she will probably leave your package. If your driver usually requires a signature, he or she will probably require a signature with this package as well. Another option is Saturday delivery, which is $25.00 over the cost of ground shipping.
Where are the pickles made?
We make the pickles in the Hudson Valley of NY and in Lancaster County, PA. Rick’s Picks is headquartered in the historic pickle district of the Lower East Side in Manhattan. We share the neighborhood with gastronomic temples such as Katz’s Deli, Russ and Daughters and Yonah Schimmel’s.
How are the pickles made?
The old-fashioned way. We make our pickles in the style of home-canning using only locally grown produce. We work with many of the farmers at the Greenmarket to source the freshest vegetables around, and create vinegar-based brines using premium, non-irridated spices. They are made in small batches with Rick himself overseeing production.
What is the shelf life of your products?
Our pickles are best eaten within 1 year of purchase. Store them unopened in a cool, dry place; it’s best to chill them in the fridge before eating them. Once opened, they will last in the fridge for 6 months. We encourage you to use up the brine after you’re done with the pickles. Click here for serving suggestions.
Why do your pickles cost more?
We use the finest ingredients and the highest quality produce to make our artisanal pickles. Our vegetables come from local farmers who use traditional farming methods to yield fresher, better tasting produce. Our pickles are all natural, and we do not use any preservatives. Also, in order to maintain high quality standards, we carefully monitor a trained staff who individually hand-pack each jar. It is a time-consuming process.
What does “local” mean?
Local means that the produce, manufacturing and final selling location occur within a 250 mile radius of NYC. Therefore, our pickles are considered “local” in the Northeast.
Do your products have any artificial ingredients or flavors?
No, we use all natural ingredients, and always will!
Do you use any organic ingredients?
We use some organic ingredients such as organic raisins. We use locally grown produce that is not organic. We are working towards using locally grown organic produce in the next two or three years.
What allergens are contained in your products?
We produce our pickles in a facility that processes nuts, dairy, eggs, and wheat.
Which pickles are considered low sodium?
We have eight varieties that meet the FDA’s requirements for low sodium per serving:
Phat Beets, Spears of Influence, Green Tomato Condiment, Slices of Life, Kool Gherks, Bee ‘n’ Beez, Pepi Pep Peps, and WhupAsp. Our products have less sodium compared to the conventional varieties, including the ones that do not meet FDA standards. Please go to the individual pickle pages for nutritional information.
Which pickles are considered low sugar?
We have seven varieties that meet the FDA’s requirements for low sugar per serving:
Windy City Wasabeans, Spears of Influence, Mean Beans, Slices of Life, Kool Gherks, Smokra, and WhupAsp. All our products have contain very little sugar; in most cases it is added to accentuate the natural sweetness of the vegetables. Please go to the individual pickle pages for nutritional information.
Do you have any Kosher products?
The finished product is not Kosher certified, but we are working towards that goal.
Do you have any vegan products?
All our products are vegan.
Do you have any raw products?
No. Our products are cooked in brines with temperatures that exceed what is deemed as a “raw” product (98 – 103 degrees).
What are the best ways to eat the pickles?
All our pickles are delicious eaten right out of the jar as a healthy snack or paired with savory items such as cheeses and charcuterie. You can use the brine from several varieties to dirty a martini or add a dash of lip-smacking heat to bloody marys. For some delightful pairing suggestions and quick, tasty hors d’ouerve, please click here.
Are pickles good for me?
Absolutely! We use fresh vegetables, which are packed with vitamins and antioxidants. Vinegar is known to aid the digestive system. And we use a minimum of salt and sugar to allow the fresh taste of the vegetables to really shine through.
Nutrition information is available by pickle variety. Please go to individual product page to view nutrition information.
How do I place a wholesale order for my retail store?
We would love to speak with you about carrying Rick’s Picks product your store! Please call us at 212-358-0428 to find set up a wholesale account or find a distributor in your area.
Are online transactions using my credit card safe?
All online transactions take place on our secure server. Your information is encrypted before it is sent through the Internet. If for any reason you still don’t feel comfortable sending your information online, you are more than welcome to place your order over the phone by calling us at 212-358-0428.
Is my contact information safe?
We require your contact and credit card information in order to process your order. Contact information is stored in case we need to reach you about your order, and also to send you information about Rick’s Picks. You may opt-out of receiving future mailings by contacting us. We never, ever sell your information to 3rd party vendors. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions about our privacy policies and practices.
What are my payment options?
We accept MasterCard, Visa, and American Express.
How can I contact you?
You can contact us via:
195 Chrystie Street
New York, NY 10002