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“When the boat comes in…”

Ever wondered where we at The Kerfoot Group get most of our oil from?

Well perhaps surprisingly, the bulk of our edible oils arrive by ship into our terminal in Goole, UK.

This slick operation begins with our Trading Division purchasing oils many months in advance, allowing our Logistics Division ample opportunity to arrange delivery of up to 2500MT of oil in one ship.

The Technical Division then plan around the ‘Laycan’, usually a four day window when the boat is

Vegetarian Week

As suppliers of the best quality vegetable oils to customers across the food industry, here at The Kerfoot Group we are always interested in food related events. Last week (from 20th to 26th May 2013) was National Vegetarian Week & being Kerfoot’s only resident vegetarian I felt a duty to write a blog!

The Vegetarian Society organises National Vegetarian Week to promote the benefits of a vegetarian lifestyle. Many vegetarians choose to give up meat through

Love Your Heart Week

The British Heart Foundation has chosen February as its focus month for all things related to heart health & whilst we’re a pretty healthy bunch here at The Kerfoot Group there is always room for improvement. So the People Division took the opportunity to highlight to all our employees some tips & advice that may help them make some small improvements in their life style that could have an incredible impact on their heart health. 

We chose the week of the Monday 11 February

Yorkshire according to our Traders

Yorkshire, Yorkshire, Yorkshire…

The humble Yorkshire pudding has been at the heart of the incredible “God’s County” cuisine for as long as anyone here at Kerfoot HQ can remember.

Many beyond the boundaries of this fine county will tell you “you won’t get owt for nowt” from a Yorkshire man, but in an attempt to dispel myths and stereotypes here you go… the recipe for just how Granny used to make ‘em, packed with

Cycling from Northallerton to Paris

Thomas & Jennifer were at Northallerton Town Hall at 7am yesterday to wave off Tom Schofield, Hamish Marsden, Phillip Birch & Ian Duffus as they began their 600 mile journey to Paris on bicycles!  All from Yorkshire, their objective is to raise £5,000 for The Alzeihmer’s Society, the leading UK care and research charity for people with Alzeihmer’s disease and other dementias, their families and their carers.

They are cycling over 100 miles a day to be at the