An Overnight Success...100 Years in the Making: For many years, the Dickinson's® brand remained a secret, only served in the finest hotels & restaurants. Thanks to delighted guests, the word spread and demand grew. The Dickinson family began offering their specialty preserves to grocers. Today, the Dickinson's brand is one of America's favorite gourmet preserves. Yet our secret to success is the same: Purely the Finest®.