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NATIONAL POPCORN DAY 2015

Isn’t it funny how many people love this little white fluffy and crunchy stuff!
On National Popcorn Day The Kerfoot Group have a lot more to celebrate than most (maybe not as much as the Cinema’s though?!)
We supply Rapeseed oil and Sunflower oil to a number of companies who make this wonderful treat – it tells you what they do on the packet!
Sweet or Salty, Cheesy or Spiced everyone at the Kerfoot Group is enjoying tasting these different flavours and finding their

The Avril Group announces its acquisition of The Kerfoot Group and broadens the scope of its activities in the UK

Paris (France) and Northallerton (UK), 3 August 2015
The Avril Group (groupeavril.com), the French industrial and financial leader in the oilseeds and proteins sector, today announced signature of an agreement on its acquisition of The Kerfoot Group (kerfootgroup.co.uk), a family-led UK group specialising in the packaging and distribution of vegetable and speciality oils.
Through this acquisition, Avril will be markedly increasing its presence in the UK, reaching a new stage in

Investing in an Incredible future

Tuesday 5th June 2015 is a landmark date in the Kerfoot Group’s already successful history. On this date work commenced on the much anticipated Van Gogh Tank Project at our Goole site, which is anticipated to be completed by late autumn.
The Van Gogh Project is set to develop 12 brand new 304L Oil storage tanks that will complement the current tanks standing at the South Street compound.
Away from Site the commissioned tanks are being produced by Robert Sanderson and Sons in

We’ve made it – Finalists in the Goole & Howdenshire Business Award 2015.

The Kerfoot Group have been selected as Finalists in two categories for the Goole and Howdenshire Business Awards 2015.
In the Employee of the year category, Stuart Butler our KSO Production Supervisor was shortlisted for his adaptability and tireless support of colleagues across divisions.
Stuart joined the Kerfoot Group on the 12th December 2009, just over five years ago.
He completed his Team Leader training at Selby College and became a production Supervisor for the

Christmas card Recycling…… how you can you can make a difference

When Christmas is over we’re all a bit flat………………no more mince pies or chocolates, no more presents. Your decorations have come down and it’s difficult to know what do with your Christmas cards………….bin them, save them for next year, remember your Blue Peter days and cut them up for gift tags? Well recycling is the answer, and not just in your recycling bin at home, but in the box in reception at The Olive House. And why should you do this? Well it will help plant more