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When Life Gives You Lemons

I’ve always thought of lemon oil on either end of the spectrum.  It can either force you to screw up your face with bitterness, or the complete opposite when drizzled on a pancake.  I was really quite surprised with the amount of health benefits that lemon oil claims to have!

–>Suddenly find yourself with a nosebleed?  Lemon oil.
–>Coming down with a fever?  Lemon oil.
–>Feel yourself developing a throat infection?  Guess what… lemon

It’s Tropos Time!

Months & months of anticipation, planning & hard work has gone into it & on a snowy Monday morning on the 14th January 2013 it is finally here… The Kerfoot Group TROPOS Launch!

Our new ERP system, TROPOS, is set to revolutionise the way we operate making us even more efficient & increasing our already very high standards of customer service.  We were all very excited to start using the system so to mark the day of the launch we had balloons all around

OIL Systems GO!!

Treasury Team finished off 2012 in our usual no.1 spot… yes, we won the Kerfoot Christmas Quiz for the 3rd consecutive year!  This was the highlight of our year – the quiz proved more tense than dealing with Tropos queries, I can promise you that!

2012 however also saw KSO go LIVE on our new TROPOS system with very little teething problems; with KPO & KBO going live this week we are expecting their transition to be as smooth – all orders flying through

Olive Oil To The Rescue

A very new use for our beloved olive oil has been thought up by boffins working on the preservation of York Minster – coating its walls in olive oil!  The building, the largest Gothic Cathedral in Europe, was built between 1220 and 1470 mainly of magnesium limestone. It is susceptible to pollutants like sulphur which seeps in the stonework through rainfall, then crystallises and forms cracks and even crevices.

Previously linseed oil had been used but now scientists are testing an

An Incredible BRC Result – again!

After a hugely successful 2012, what better way to move into 2013 than with top grade BRC audit results across the whole of The Kerfoot Group?!

After achieving A-grade BRC audit results for both the James Street and South Street (Bulk Terminal) sites in Goole, The Kerfoot Group Speciality Oils (KSO) business has also received top marks with ZERO non conformances in the entire audit for the Global Standard for Food Safety v6 and the Global Standard for Storage and Distribution

KSO Feeling Fruity at SCS – here come the girls!

Monday 12th November

Well, the time has come for the girls to head off on the road down to Coventry for the SCS Formulate exhibition. The car was packed to the rafters & the three of us only just managed to fit in with our cases (well you have to be prepared…hairdryer, straighteners, more outfits than we could possibly need for two days etc!)

We arrived at Ricoh Stadium with the security guards giving us 20 minutes to unpack, set up the stand

Keep the dentist at bay with Coconut Oil

Believe it or not, recent research has suggested that our much loved Coconut Oil can now help to fight tooth decay, and it could soon be winging its way into your toothpaste and mouth wash!  Yet another accomplishment to add to an ever growing list of benefits for one of our favourite oils.

Without boring you, here is  the scientific part… the bacteria Coconut Oil attacks includes streptococcus mutans, an acid-producing microbe that is a major cause of tooth decay. 

A day in the life of a KPO Production Supervisor

My day starts at 4:15am travelling to work for The Kerfoot Group at their Packed Oils factory on James Street in Goole.  Work starts at 5am on an early shift and as I am preparing in the factory for the day’s production I usually see all the Kerfoot trucks with their “It’s Incredible” logos emblazoned on the sides leaving site to deliver their first orders of the day!

At our Packed Oils factory we mainly concentrate on bulk orders, whether the oil is filled in IBCs

KPO’s Future Looks Bright

The Kerfoot Group has experienced significant growth over recent years and the Kerfoot Packed Oils division has been at the forefront of this strategy.  As the leading supplier of vegetable oils, olive oils and speciality oils to the UK’s best loved brands across food, animal feed and technical industries KPO continually strives to improve the service it provides and which its customers value.

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Kerfoot Argan Oil Challenge

Argan Oil is all over the media, it really is the hot topic as the “new super oil for hair and skincare.”

Kerfoot Speciality Oils stock Argan Oil & even we are shocked by how popular this product is proving.  Our own Elizabeth Kerfoot, Executive Director, has been using it for the last few months & now swears by it – forget Creme de la Mer & Lancome apparently!

So the KSO girls and Jennifer Kerfoot have taken up the challenge too.  Instead of