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Archive: May, 2013

The return of the Shea Crusade…

Thomas & Hannah returned on a high this morning from an insightful and successful trip to Ghana.

The aim was to further understand the processes involved in the production of The Kerfoot Group Shea butter (refined, unrefined & Organic). The trip was truly inspiring for both and cemented our passion to push more Shea to market. The trip involved a number of extremely long road trips across some of the most remote parts of Ghana’ northern & western regions visiting the

Back to Basics Success!

At The Kerfoot Group they recognise that their people form the back bone of their success. The People Division touches all of the employees within the company; from the recruitment processes to offering advice about an employee’s maternity rights.

They need to be up to date on employment legislation and with that in mind their HR Coordinator, Nicola Lyons, attended a two day training course in April run by Muckle LLP. The two day course provides a QCF level 3 Qualification in

Vegetarian Week

As suppliers of the best quality vegetable oils to customers across the food industry, here at The Kerfoot Group we are always interested in food related events. Last week (from 20th to 26th May 2013) was National Vegetarian Week & being Kerfoot’s only resident vegetarian I felt a duty to write a blog!

The Vegetarian Society organises National Vegetarian Week to promote the benefits of a vegetarian lifestyle. Many vegetarians choose to give up meat through

Cucumber Oil – The Vegetable of Many Secrets!

Most people enjoy a couple of slices of cucumber to accompany tuna sandwiches or a fresh salad. But did you ever think you can use cucumbers for so much more? Not only is it consumed in the culinary side, but Cucumber Oil from The Kerfoot Group can be used in soaps, cleansing lotions & toning solutions. Prepare to be amazed by this surprising vegetable!

Not only is Cucumber Oil rich in omega-6 fatty acids, it’s bursting with linoleic acids & vitamins B1 & C too. These

Thirsk Race Day

You will remember last month when Summer arrived in Yorkshire on the 19th April, we all got even more excited than we had been while anticipating our Day at the Races – it actually might turn out to be a sunny day on Saturday 20th April!  How lucky we were to wake to a beautiful warm, sunny, still morning.  All the gorgeous hats could be worn without fear of them blowing away and all those beautiful shoes could replace the wellies we all thought we would be

The Kerfoot Speciality Oils Division footloose and fancy free en Paris!

The Kerfoot Speciality Sales Team were let loose in Paris this month to exhibit at In Cosmetics; the world’s leading personal care ingredients exhibition, which show cases the most diverse range of innovative cosmetics ingredients and technologies and offers crucial insights into future scientific advances, emerging trends and regulations.

It wasn’t just the hard working (sore footed) commercial team that were attracting visitors to the stand, but also the launch of our newly