What are Gherkins?


What are gherkins?


Gherkins are tiny pickles that are made from a variety of tiny whole cucumbers.


What are Gherkins?

Gherkin Traits

  • Gherkins are a variety of cucumber that are smaller in size than we normally see in grocery stores.

  • Gherkins are picked before they reach two inches in length.

  • When pickled, they remain crunchy.

  • A good description of their taste is sweet & sour.
  • What's a Gherkin?

    Additional Info

    To find the shelf life of pickles, see our pickle page.

    Lots of vegetables come in more petite varieties, but the definition of “baby” varies depending on which one you’re referencing.
    To find out what baby carrots are, see our baby carrot page. To find out what baby corn is, see our baby corn page. To find out what baby artichokes are, see our baby artichoke page.

    To find out how long other foods are good for, please visit the Dairy, Drinks, Fruits, Grains, Proteins, Vegetables and Other sections of Eat By Date or use the search function below.

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