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Archive: March, 2014

Have you tried Kerfoot’s African Black Soap yet?

African Black Soap originates from West Africa, where it has been used for centuries by Ghanaians to help with skin issues. Indigenous techniques of creating African Black Soap have been passed down from generation to generation to keep the natural black soaps close to Mother Nature.

African Black Soap is a natural source of vitamin A, vitamin E and iron. The soap is used all over the World, as it is said to help reduce acne, clear oily skin and blemishes, treat eczema and reduce body

A Massive Leap in Cruelty-Free Cosmetics

The Kerfoot Group is proud of our ethical approach and corporate responsibility is integral to everything we do. Our policy of sustainability ensures that we minimise our environmental impact throughout our product lifecycle from sourcing through production to delivery. We are also (as anyone who read the blog about our Xmas dog photo competition will know) firm believers that animals are our friends and as such are staunchly against animal testing in any form.

We welcome the recent

Harrods selling ‘fake’ Olive Oil

Tut Tut! It looks like ‘Horrids’ have had their wrists slapped recently!  Apparently they have been caught out by the Italians
for selling ‘fake’ Tuscan extra virgin olive oil on their website.  Strict European protocol dictates that bottles of olive oil may only be labelled as Tuscan olive oil if the whole manufacturing process, including growing, pressing and bottling happens in the region.  In the case of Harrods’ olive oil – it appears that it may well have

Spanish Liquid Gold

The buying and technical team from The Kerfoot Group have just returned from an annual audit of their key olive oil suppliers.  Here they share with us the olive oil manufacturing process as well as their thoughts on the market today. The majority of the Andalucía’s landscape in Spain is filled with row upon row of olive trees which makes for a beautiful landscape, as well as a fruitful olive production. Over 80% of Spain’s olives are harvested in Andalucía and with such diverse

Integrity and Ethical Trading

During Fairtrade Fortnight 2014, The Kerfoot Group would like to take the opportunity to highlight our ethical trading policy and our stance on labour standards. We are committed to highly ethical business practices, and we pride ourselves on our careful choice of manufacturers. As a leading company within the vegetable and speciality oil industry, we are not afraid to use our influence and position to take a strong stance on any form of slave labour. We do not condone or accept slave