Morton is the “Pumpkin Capitol of the World” where Libby’s, a Nestle company, cans 85% of the worlds canned pumpkins. The popular Morton Pumpkin Festival has been voted one of the “Best Festivals” in Illinois and brings people from all over to taste our pumpkin inspired treats. Morton is also the home to CATERPILLAR, INC largest distribution factory. CATERPILLAR is known around the world as a manufacturer of heavy machinery. Morton is located in a prime spot just minutes from Peoria, Pekin, and East Peoria making shopping, travel, and medical care within easy reach.