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4 proven health benefits of olive oil

In the global sphere of wellness, olive oil, and particularly extra-virgin olive oil (EVO), has long been known as one of the world’s healthiest oils. In regions where olive oil is part of a staple diet, especially in the Mediterranean, people tend to live longer and in better health. It’s no surprise, considering the numerous health benefits associated with this staple of the kitchen cupboard.

EVO is an unrefined oil and the highest grade of olive oil you can buy, containing more

Skip-care – Where do oils fit in?

As with all facets of health and beauty, skin care is subject to trends and fashions from various reference points around the world. The cultural melting pot has created techniques and innovations that influence the products bought and the technology behind them.

‘Skip-care’ is the latest trend in skin wellness. It challenges the fundamentals of skin care, and to many people that are used to the rigors of modern skin care, it feels like a breath of fresh air. Skip-care has one

Skincare Through The Seasons

The weather can have a significant effect on the health of our skin. Open to all the elements, the skin can be vulnerable if not looked after properly. From warm to cold and heavy rainfall to dry winds, seasonal shifts affect skin wellness in ways many people are not even aware of. Why does the skin change from season to season and what helps take care of it?

From warm to wintry

The skin likes consistency, so the changes that come from the seasons can be a shock to the system.

Kerfoot Group Further Enhances Supply Chain Performance With New Appointment

Kerfoot, an Avril Group company and leading supplier of refined and speciality oils for the global food and personal care markets, has strengthened its logistics and customer service functions with a new senior appointment.

Mike Adamson has joined the team as Head of Supply Chain and is responsible for overseeing the planning of logistics, order processing and customer service to maximise Kerfoot’s process efficiency and productivity. The role is designed to deliver structural

Kerfoot Reinforces Workplace Wellbeing Commitment

Supplier of refined and speciality oils for the global food and personal care markets, Kerfoot Group, has completed wellbeing sessions at each of its sites as part of its health and wellbeing agenda.

The sessions, completed with its charity partner Yorkshire Cancer Research, covered sun awareness, with top tips on how to stay safe in the sun, and men’s health, which highlighted the importance of recognising signs and symptoms of prostate and testicular cancers.

Sarah Stokes,

Get your skincare festival-ready!

From the legendary Glastonbury to up-and-coming Latitude and everything inbetween, the festival season is in full swing. That mixture of serious sunshine, mighty music, good food and of course late nights means there’s often far too much going on to put skincare first, but it really shouldn’t be overlooked.

Keeping your skin healthy at a festival is possible, even if bathroom space is at a premium and you’re staying in a tent!

Here’s our guide to some of the best ways

Suncare formulations: is natural the way forward?

Attribute to Luc Emprin, Speciality Oils Commercial Director at Kerfoot

Since the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) began regulating sunscreen in the 1970s, it has been formulated with parabens, silicones, preservatives and synthetic fragrances. Ingredients such as oxybenzone, octisalate and avobenzone in traditional sunscreens are effective because they absorb the sun’s UV rays and through a chemical reaction, the sunscreen dissipates the UV rays, thus protecting the body from

Kerfoot ascend and descend on the Three Peaks

At the beginning of June, the Kerfoot team came together to take on the mammoth task of the Yorkshire Three Peaks challenge to raise money for Yorkshire Cancer Research. The 24-mile walk takes on the peaks of Pen-y-Ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough, each with an equally tough descent and all to be completed in less than 12 hours.

We’d crammed in various training feats to make sure we were physically and mentally prepared to take on the challenge, building up the miles and tackling

Kerfoot And Cornelius Polska Form Distribution Partnership

Kerfoot, an Avril Group company, has announced the signing of a distribution agreement with Cornelius Polska, which will see the company’s bespoke personal care oils available throughout Poland.

The agreement, which begins on 1st July, supports the distribution of Kerfoot’s speciality organic oils for personal care applications, including carrier and essential oils, as well as botanical extracts.

Sarah Bradley, Kerfoot Chief Executive, said: “We’re thrilled to be

Why do people choose Extra Virgin Olive oil?

Olive oil has long been known for its unique qualities, finding extensive use across various applications. In fact, the first recorded extraction of olive oil reaches back as early as 6000BC, where evidence suggests that Chalcolithic Mediterraneans extracted oil from the olives and stored it in clay vessels.

Since then, olive oil has become a mainstay of the food industry, thanks to its rich texture and earthy tones. It has also seen wider use as Mediterranean cooking becomes more