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North Yorkshire business launches limited edition product for charity

North Yorkshire business launches limited edition product for charity


The team at a Thixendale rapeseed oilbusiness has launched a limited edition oil to raise funds for its charity of the year.


The team at Yorkshire Rapeseed Oil is partnering with HOPING (Helping Other People In Need Group) York Street Kitchen and hopes to raise more than £5,000 for the charity, whichprepares and distributes meals for people in food poverty.


35 p from the sale of each bottle of Yorkshire Rapeseed Oil's Lemon & Caper Dressing will benefit the charity, which is staffed entirely by volunteers. Itprovides around 300 two-course meals each Sunday to 70 to 100+ dinersand also delivers food parcels to struggling families mid-week.


Yorkshire Rapeseed Oil's Jason Thompson developed the new product: "Our Lemon & Caper Dressing is packed with zesty flavour and has a subtle sweetness. It's perfect for pairing with grilled fish, roasted vegetables and of course drizzling over salads. It's a delicious and versatile dressing that is raising vital funds for a deserving cause - a real win-win."


"Our volunteers are delighted to serve Yorkshire Rapeseed Oil's Lemon and Caper dressing at our street kitchen this summer. Its zesty flavour is a treat for our diners, and we are thrilled and thankful that YRO is generously donating 35p per bottle sold to help us address food poverty," saidJayne Venables, HOPING Trustee.


Yorkshire Rapeseed Oil's Lemon & Caper Dressing is one of a range of seven flavoured dressings made from cold-pressed extra-virgin rapeseed oil thatis pressed, blended, bottled and labelled on the family farm in Thixendale. It costs £4.00 and is available to buy through selected independent retailers and online at


HOPING wasestablished in 2017 and became a registered charity in July 2023. It is a team of people who cook wholesome and tasty food outside King's Manor in York every Sunday afternoon.

Yorkshire Rapeseed Oil was established in 2008 by Adam and Jennie Palmer on their farm in the heart of the Yorkshire Wolds. They produce a range ofoils, dressings and mayonnaisebased on their award-winning cold-pressed rapeseed oil.




Photo: Jason Thompson with the fundraising Lemon and Caper Dressing Jason Thompson


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Notes to editors

  1. For more information about Yorkshire Rapeseed Oil, please visit
  2. For more information about HOPING, please visit