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Rapeseed oil producer marks 10 years in business with 10 competitions

Rapeseed oil producer marks 10 years in business with 10 competitions


A Thixendale based rapeseed oil producer is celebrating its tenth anniversary by launching the second of 10 competitions that will run throughout 2018.


To help the artisan oil producer to celebrate its special anniversary, the team at The Great Yorkshire Show, is offering a family ticket worth £75 to this year's landmark show.


The 160thGreat Yorkshire Show takes place fromTuesday July 10th to Thursday July 12th at Harrogate's Great Yorkshire Showground andYorkshire Rapeseed Oil's Facebook followers have until 25thMarch to be in with a chance of winning the prize for two adults and up to three children.


Yorkshire Rapeseed Oil's marketing manager, Jennie Palmer said that they are delighted to mark their anniversary year with a prize to visit one of the biggest agricultural shows in the UK.


"We think that our tenth anniversary is an amazing achievement, so goodness knows how the team at GYS feel to have put on 160 shows over 180 years! We're very grateful for their generosity and look forward to announcing the winner on 26thMarch."


Charles Mills, Show Director said: "The 160thshow promises to be bigger and better than ever, withequestrian dynamo, Lorenzo entertaining the crowd in the Main Ring with his daredevil bare-back display, Rosemary Shrager whipping up a storm in the cookery theatre and the President's Lawn showcasing some very special additions for the first time ever."


To enter the competition, simply like and share Yorkshire Rapeseed Oil's competition post and tag who you'd most like to accompany you.


The three day Great Yorkshire Show attractsover 130,000 visitors and 8,500 animals and is one of the biggest agricultural shows in the UK.


Thefirst Great Yorkshire Show was held in 1838 at the Barrack Yard of the 5thDragoons at Fulford, near York and spent many years as a ‘roaming' show at venues throughout Yorkshire before moving to its current 200 acre site in 1951. 2012 marked the first ever show to be cancelled due to weather after unprecedented rainfall on the first day.


Yorkshire Rapeseed Oil was established in 2008 by Adam and Jennie Palmer on their farm in the heart of the Yorkshire Wolds. They now produce a range ofoils, dressings and mayonnaisebased on their award-winning rapeseed oil that is produced exclusively from home. Their Yorkshire Wolds grown rapeis pressed, blended, bottled and labelled on the family farm. 


Yorkshire Rapeseed Oil products are available online, and from farmers' markets, farm shops, delis and independent retailers throughout Yorkshire and food festivals and selected retailers nationwide.




Photo: Win tickets for the 160th Great Yorkshire Show Win tickets to Great Yorkshire Show with YRO


For more information or to arrange an interview withAdam or Jennie Palmer,please contact Tracey Baty at three60 marketing on:


Direct line:01430 871360

Mobile:07971 961574



Notes to editors

  1. For more information about Yorkshire Rapeseed Oil, please visit can also keep up with the latest news and updates from the business onTwitter,Facebook,Pinterestand on theirblog.
  2. Yorkshire Rapeseed Oil was established in 2008 when Adam and Jennie Palmer began cold-pressing their own oil seed rape and taking it to farmer's markets. They call North Breckenholme farm their home, situated on the edge of Yorkshire Wolds and on the outskirts of the North Yorkshire village Thixendale, close to Malton.
  3. The cold-pressed oil is extracted using a natural and chemical-free method, and is extra virgin as it is put through the presser just once. This means it retains all its taste, colour and health benefits, with a balance of omega 3, 6 and 9.
  4. For more information about The Great Yorkshire Show, please