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Archive: February, 2012

Visit from the Moldova Ambassador to UK

The Moldova Ambassador to the UK, Dr Iulian Fruntasu, visited The Kerfoot Group on Friday 17 February.  He began his visit at The Olive House, the Group’s head office, before going to the Kerfoot operational sites in the Port of Goole. 

The Kerfoot Group have had a long standing relationship with the Republic of Moldova where they operate a subsidiary, Kerfoot Overseas LLP, in the capital Chisinau.  Currently the Group uses Moldova as a base for selling products into

Private Business Awards 2011

The Kerfoot Family, along with John Thompson (Group Operations Director) and Anthony Lawrence (Financial Director), were delighted to host a table at The Savoy Hotel for the Private Business Awards on Thursday 8 September. They invited a number of key personnel to the business as their guests and had a very memorable evening celebrating their achievements.

Actress & comedienne Ronni Ancona was the host for the evening and talked enthusiastically about why The Kerfoot Group was in

How an entrepreneur copes with risk

Instinctively a risk-taker, usually on the basis of fine calculations, David was occasionally inclined to be reckless”.  This was me as a young entrepreneur and is a quote from a soon to be published book.  Not the most flattering of comments but very true as it raises the question of risk management and just how seriously or not business today manages this key challenge.  I don’t think for many companies risk is something which is talked about or managed as a total

Extra Virgin Olive Oil (Italian)

(Olea europaea)

Background: Our extra virgin olive oil is produced from the cold pressing of olive fruits. It is yellow to green in colour and has a distinct peppery characteristic with a grassy/earthy odour and taste. Just like a fine wine, you can be sure The Kerfoot Group has made no compromise in order to offer you this true Mediterranean gem!

Properties/Benefits: Produced from the first cold pressing of the olive fruit and

The Kerfoot Group Head Office – The Olive House

In 2010 the Board of Directors decided to relocate all their people to temporary office space to allow for a complete renovation of their HQ, The Olive House.  The designers and builders took over 10months to extend the offices and reinvigorate the style to demonstrate a more contemporary feel to their business, expressing their new branding and corporate image.

With an on-site gym facility and some very modern furnishings the environment most definitely reflects their fresh and