Thixendale Business Shortlisted In Northern Farmer Awards

The team at a North Yorkshire rapeseed oil business are celebrating after reaching the final of a regional farming award.

Thixendale-based Breckenholme has been shortlisted in the Diversification of the Year category in the 2023 Northern Farmer Awards.

Co-founder, Adam Palmer said: “This is great news to kick start our 15th anniversary celebrations. We’re very proud of our small, close-knit team for being shortlisted. and are looking forward to celebrating the region’s farmers at the awards dinner next month.”

The team will learn whether they have been successful at an awards ceremony at The Pavilions in Harrogate on 23rd February.

Organised by the Northern Farmer magazine and supported by Mole Country Stores, the Northern Farmer awards reward and celebrate the farmers who work tirelessly to keep the nation fed. The Diversification award celebrates businesses that are working to create a more diverse environment and to improve and enhance the countryside, whilst maintaining a viable business.

Breckenholme is home to two brands, both of which are based on award-winning rapeseed oil that is pressed, blended, bottled and labelled on the family farm in the heart of the Yorkshire Wolds. Yorkshire Rapeseed Oil was established in 2008 and was followed by lifestyle brand Charlie & Ivy’s in 2014. The brands produce a range of oils, bread dippers, dressings and mayonnaise that are sold in farm shops, delis and specialist independent retailers nationwide.