We are Kerfoot, part of the Avril Group

We are a leading manufacturer and supplier of natural and organic oils for the food, personal care and industrial sectors.

With over 500 oils to meet the needs of brands, distributors and manufacturers Kerfoot offers a comprehensive supply and support solution to make doing business easy.

Our manufacturing sites operate to the highest standards and are independently certified to the BRC Global Standard for Food Safety and the Soil Association Organic Manufacturing Standards ensuring the vegetable oils that are delivered are of the highest quality.

Kerfoot at a glance

Avril Group ​

Part of the Avril Group ​

4 Sites

in the UK across Yorkshire, in Northallerton & Goole ​


Over 115 employees


c.£100 million turnover


c.100,000T oil delivered per annum

4 markets

food, personal care, animal care and industrial​

UK storage facilities

6500MT in Goole and Hull​


BRC Grade A, Soil Association, COSMOS, Kosher and Sedex


to over 40 countries worldwide

Logistics expertise

Our own UK fleet of 14 vehicles

Who are Avril Group?

An industrial and financial business focused on the oils & proteins sector.

Established in 1983, the group was an initiative of French farmers to assure sustainable outlets for their production of rapeseed, sunflower, olive, soybean, and protein crops including pea, field bean and lupin.

Today headquartered in France, Avril Group operates internationally in sectors across human and animal nutrition, renewable energy and chemistry. In each of these sectors, growth has been based on a portfolio of brands that are leaders in their markets, including Diester®, Sanders, Lesieur, Puget, Matines, Bunica, Taous and El Kef.

Avril acquired The Kerfoot Group in 2015.

To find out more about Avril Group click here