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North Yorkshire business raises over £1200 for children’s cancer charity

North Yorkshire business raises over £1200 for children's cancer charity


The team at a Thixendale rapeseed oilbusiness has raised over £1200 for children affected byrare renal tumours.


Throughout 2018, the team at Yorkshire Rapeseed Oil raised the money for the Our B.O.Y's fund through sales of a limited edition Lime Oil and sporting events including the York 10k and a relay team in the York marathon.


Of the fundraising, Yorkshire Rapeseed Oil's Jennie Palmer said: "We were inspired to make Our B.O.Y's fund our charity of the year after one of my son'sschool friends developedmetastatic clear cell sarcoma of the kidney (CCSK) aged just 6.


"Thankfully now clear of the disease, his mum, Lucy Kitson set up the fund tofund research into kinder treatments, and a cure for paediatric rare renal tumors."


Yorkshire Rapeseed Oil's charity of the year for 2019 is Hull based charity Nice 2b Nicethat works as part of the Life for a Kid Foundation. It was set up five years ago with the aim to help children in need in the Hull and East Riding area and to date have helped hundreds of children and their families.


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: L to RLucy Kitson and Jennie Palmer Lucy Kitson and Jennie Palmer


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 Our B.O.Y's fund, please visit
  5. For more information about Nice 2b Nice, please visit