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North Yorkshire business win regional Food Entrepreneur Award

North Yorkshire business win regional Food Entrepreneur Award


The team at a North Yorkshire rapeseed oilbusiness is celebrating after winning an award that recognises its collaboration with a fellow Yorkshire artisan business.


Thixendale based Breckenholme Trading Company won theBest Partnership category in the second annual Garbutt and Elliott Food Entrepreneur Awards for its workwith East Yorkshire based Staal Smokehouse recently.


Breckenholme's founder, Adam Palmer was delighted to win the award: "We're passionate about collaborating with local producers and are delighted to have won this high profile awardthat recognises Yorkshire's food and drink entrepreneurs."


The awards are organised by York and Leeds-based accountancy firm Garbutt and Elliott and recognise the best among the county's food and drink producers and retailers. The awards dinner took place at theCastle Museum, York on 7thMarch. Breckenholme faced stiff competition fromBirds on the Loose, York Gin and York Cocoa House.


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. 




Photo: Jennie and Adam Palmer with the Best Partnership award Adam and Jennie Palmer


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


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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 Staal Smokehouse, please visit
  5. For more information about Garbutt & Elliott, please visit