Meet our Team!
Hello! Meet the faces of Yorkshire Rapeseed Oil, made up of family and friends we all work hard to bring you the brand that we all love and care about so much. Whether behind the scenes or out-front selling we are all passionate about one important thing... food!
Adam Palmer - Director
Having worked on the farm with his grandfather since being a child, Adam has always been interested in the field to plate journey. Delighted to now be so involved in the foodie scene, Adam can often be found behind our show stand shouting loud about all things Yorkshire!
Ben Palmer - Director
Another dedicated foodie, Ben, our Technical Manager is a retired sea captain. Now taking care of the full time running of the technical aspect of the business, ensuring all our seed is pressed just as it should be. He can also be found behind our farmers' market stalls proudly selling our wares!
Matthew Dixon - Production Manager
Having met the team when working on the local foodie scene, Matthew joined YRO many moons ago. Matthew now makes sure our bottles are filled to perfection, and when we let him out he can be found entertaining the masses at the fabulous foodie events we attend.
Khaled Abdulgani - Dispatch and Stock Control Manager
Khaled is a real foodie, he’s even developed an alcohol-free craft beer - Cipher Brew! An invaluable part of the Production Team, when you receive your parcel of our goodies, it's been expertly picked, wrapped and sent by him!
Jason Thompson - Sales & NPD
Not only a hard-working member of our sales team, Jason is always on the hunt for new flavour inspiration! When he can find a second, he can be found playing with new product ideas for you to try. From the nearby village, Adam, Jennie and Jason all know each other from their school days!
Richard Sharp - Sales
Often out and about meeting our lovely retailers, Richard works alongside Jason as part of our sales team. Having originally met the YRO team when he owned and managed his own deli, Richard is no stranger to our products and great food!
Jennie Palmer - Design & Marketing
With a previous life in theatre costume, Jennie now takes care of our design and marketing needs. From websites to exhibition stalls, foodie photos to brochures, Jen keeps her eye on all things creative, and helps spread the word about everything we make.
Marcelle Tisserant - Marketing
Local Thixendale lovely, Marcelle is our social media guru, keeping our social media feeds running smoothly. Working alongside Jennie to keep the people of Yorkshire updated on all the latest YRO news, together they shout loud about everything we get up to at North Breckenholme.
Gaynor Normanton - Accounts
Gaynor keeps us all on the straight and narrow, making sure we all behave and the office is kept running smoothly. A keen home cook and baker, Gaynor always readily accepts the baking challanges the rest of the team set her!
Alex Myers - Production
Alex works hard in our production team, filling our bottles with deliciousness! When not working with us she can be found on her family farm looking after her youngest family member.
Mollie Stephenson - Production
Mollie helps out in production alongside the rest of our fantastic team. A lover of the great outdoors, Mollie is passionate about the Yorkshire countryside, and if a pub is en route, then all the better!
Esther Palmer - Market Team & Education
Esther, Adam's mum and a keen user of our products, can be found behind our stall at many of the farmers markets we attend. Having grown up at North Breckenholme, and a retired teacher, Esther also leads the Educational projects and runs our Farm Discovery Days here at Breckenholme.
Hatty Lord - Dispatch Assistant & Market Team
Hatty is in charge of making sure your online orders are expertly picked, packed and posted! She can also be found out and about every month at the Malton Food Lovers Market proudly selling our wares!
Harry Payne - Farm Team
Whether it’s looking after the animals or crops on the farm, Harry is always on hand, setting up home just a hop, skip and jump away from the farm. Takes a fab photo too, often making an appearance on our social media feeds!