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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

It’s Christmas Time!

During the month of December we thought we would share some of our favourite Christmas stories.  Today we have Mandy Best, KPO Production Administrator who is based at our KPO factory in Goole.

What do you love about Christmas?  “It’s party time with my friends & family!

What is the worst Christmas present you’ve ever had?  “A Hoover!

Which is your favourite Christmas song?  “Mistletoe & Wine

Logistics Coordinator swaps office for truck

There is usually only one 4am in my day however on Friday 10th August I discovered there were two as it was my turn to experience a day in a Kerfoot truck.  The route planned was six deliveries of KPO and KSO oil throughout the South Yorkshire area.  Armed with sandwiches and a flask of tea my driver for the day was Dave Hodgson and at 6:30am we departed our Goole James Street factory and headed on our way.

Despite working in Logistics for a few years now I had never

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

A (wet!) Jobs Fair

On Friday 6 July, a very wet morning, Michal Sydzisz, Group Operations Manager, and I attended a Jobs Fair at Goole High School organised by the Local Job Centre Plus.  We had thought the event might be affected by the heavy rain but many people had still made the effort to attend.  They were packed into the school hall and all of them wanted to visit our Kerfoot stand!

We were inundated with people wanting to know more about The Kerfoot Group, asking what our Company did and how