About Us

About us

We love fermentation. Part art/part science, fermentation harnesses the power of nature to transform food and beverage into delightful provisions. It was this love, and a challenge to improve a local burger joint’s pickle, that drove us to establish Barrel Creek Provisions in 2013. Adam, hailing from a long line of pickle pioneering German-Americans, refined his family’s recipes with a touch of creativity, a douse of Tim’s engineering background and the right amount of Austin weird. The result: a probiotic powerhouses built on age-old pickling methods using fresh, all natural veggies.


2019 Good Food Awards WINNER

Great News! Austin’s best pickle is now America’s best pickle! Barrel Creek Provisions is a WINNER in the Good Food Awards Pickles Category! It takes top quality ingredients and a superior process to get fermented foods that taste this good, and Barrel Creek Provisions is recognized again for making REALLY Good Food.

Barrel Creek Provisions is Non-GMO Project Verified

Barrel Creek Provisions is now Non-GMO Project Verified on a number of its products. This means they are now produced in compliance with the Non-GMO Project Standard, including ongoing testing of all major high-risk ingredients. Barrel Creek Provisions is committed to providing consumers the highest quality food possible, and the Non-GMO Project Standard seal is another example of that commitment.

Barrel Creek Provisions - Southern Living 2018 Food Awards

Our editors and Test Kitchen pros taste test new products every day. After scooping, sipping, and snacking on dozens, we picked our top 20 winners that show off the best supermarket staples and Southern-made specialties

Barrel Creek Provisions Breathes New Life Into Fermented Foods

Barrel Creek Provisions has undergone a brand transformation to establish itself as a formidable player in the fermented foods category, a market that continues to grow alongside consumers’ interest in gut health and probiotics...

Under New Ownership, Hat Creek Provisions Rebrands to Barrel Creek

The Austin-based fermented vegetable maker announced last week that it has rebranded — its first major change since gaining new ownership in August. CEO Nick Benz, of start-up advisory Leaven Brands, said the brand now will be known as Barrel Creek Provisions and will sport a new look, but will continue to make its same lineup of probiotic-rich products.