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Children in Need 2015

It’s no secret that we are a charitable bunch here at The Kerfoot Group; we love nothing more than raising money for good causes. Particularly as it’s an excuse to eat cake and be a bit silly! So on Friday 13th November; YES! I said Friday 13th the whole team were thrilled to take part in Children in Need 2015.
The staff at Goole did there bit by producing a fantastic arrangement of cakes and pastries baked by Justine, Gemma and Nicola’s mother. Alongside the cakes, Mandy,

National Cupcake Day 18th September 2015

National Cupcake day is upon us again, Natasha and I had a ‘big bake off’ last night!
Here at The Kerfoot Group we do have a sweet tooth, yet we do also love our healthy fruity Fridays.
So, last night we baked a dozen cupcakes each, using the most important ingredient which is Kerfoot oil.
They turned out” incredibly” well, and I was eager to see Tasha’s results.
We both placed our cupcakes in the kitchen, and within the hour they had just about disappeared!

Summer Hair Repair

Summer can be a tough time for hair as the sun and sea can really dry it out as can repeated colouring. If you have thick or dry hair anyway it can make hair really unmanageable and so a couple of us in Speciality Oils decided to put the oils we sell to the test and make our own hair masks.
Natasha made this hair mask by heating some sheanut refined butter until it turned to liquid, adding Argan CPD and Sweet Almond BP73.
This mask was quiet thick so it was left in overnight to

Spoilt for Choice this summer!

Like many people at this time of year I’m looking forward to lazy days on the beach enjoying the summer heat. With this in mind I decided that it was time to work on my ‘beach body’ with the use of some of the many incredible oils that the Kerfoot group supply.
After reading about the amazing properties of Acai Berry oil and Rose absolute oil in our very own ‘Spoilt for choice’ speciality oils newsletter, I decided that I definitely needed to try them out for myself.

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 Kerfoot Group… In a class of their own

I contacted the Kerfoot Group through intrigue at the wide variety of oils that they produce, after speaking to one of their wonderful receptionists, Mary.

As a Catering teacher I am always exploring new tastes, flavours and ingredients and this is something that I always try and pass on to my students.
When I received my box I was delighted and excited by the selection that I was given, inside I found: Sweet Almond Oil, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Rapeseed Oil, Walnut Refined Oil,

The Chips are Up

National Chip Week 17-21 February 2014

Regular readers of our blog will know what a food-loving lot we are, & as the UK’s leading independent supplier of vegetable oils, we could not let National Chip Week pass by without acknowledging it! As well as sharing our own favourite chip recipes (& the endless list of accompaniments…be it steak, fish, ketchup, mayo, eggs or something

New Year Resolutions

It’s the New Year, the time of dewy eyed resolutions and fresh starts.  Due to the fact that I have been unable to see my feet due to my ever increasing waistline in 2013 I thought it might be time for a lifestyle change??? Having toiled with numerous ideas; a self-imposed January drinking ban – ridiculous, a 10km cross country slog – too much effort & even more ridiculous, or dust the football boots off for a final comeback –but the Mrs won’t allow that either, too much

The 12 Smells of Christmas

If like me you enjoy hand making Christmas presents then why not try making your own soap, fragrance or massage oil to give to that special someone? If you’re a retailer looking to add that holiday vibe to your products but are a little stumped, fear not we are here to help. So go grab a cuppa and a biscuit (don’t worry we won’t tell), relax and enjoy.

Your sense of smell has a direct extension to the brain. Its direct contact means we get a very quick, very intensive reaction

What’s Your Flavour?

It’s time for the Kerfoot Speciality update and oil of the month!

Bonfire night has been and gone and Christmas is only around the corner. The weather is changing and there is nothing better than sitting in front of a roaring fire with a bowl of smokey roasted vegetables and a good Yorkshire cup of tea. This leads us nicely on to our flavour of the month!

 

Oil of the