Win a Baking Box with Hillfarm and Marriage’s!

posted by Hillfarm Oils on May 25, 2017

This month we’ve teamed up with master millers, Marriage’s, to offer one lucky person the chance to win an exclusive selection of Marriages baking flour, hillfarm rapeseed oil & the Great British Bake Off baking book.



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Bird Spotting on the Farm

posted by Clare Fairs on May 22, 2017

Living and working on the farm means I come face-to-face with some of Britain’s most impressive wildlife day in, day out. In fact, one of my favourite ways to spend a little downtime is wandering through our fields, looking out for birds. So, to mark the start of summer (and the return of some of our favourite feathered friends), here’s a little ‘I spy’ of birds I’ve seen lately.



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Win a Scarlett & Mustard and Hillfarm hamper

posted by Hillfarm oils on April 27, 2017

This month we’ve teamed up with local dressing producers, Scarlett & Mustard to give away an incredible hamper!



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rapeseed oil vs olive oil

4 Little-Known Benefits of Cold Pressed Rapeseed Oil vs Olive Oil

posted by Lawrence Frohn on April 27, 2017

We all know that rapeseed oil is more healthy and versatile than olive oil, but what other reasons are there to buy cold pressed rapeseed oil? Here are 5 little-known benefits of our cold pressed rapeseed oil, compared with olive oil.



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seeds from the oil seed rape plant & rapeseed oil

Behind-the-Scenes: How We Measure & Improve Taste of our Rapeseed Oil

posted by Lawrence Frohn on March 30, 2017

Our cold pressed oil is considered one of the best rapeseed products on the market, according to customers and experts alike. But how do we make sure our oil tastes as good as it does? How do we measure taste, and how do we approach quality control here at Hillfarm? We unveil all the hard work that goes into making Hillfarm cold pressed rapeseed oil so undeniably tasty.



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Win a gressingham duck & hillfarm hamper!

posted by Hillfarm Oils on March 29, 2017

This month we’ve teamed up with our friends and neighbours, Gressingham, for an exclusive competition to win a very special hamper of gressingham duck & hillfarm goodies.



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Can you help last year’s intern, Harriet?

posted by Lawrence Frohn on March 3, 2017

Last year’s Hillfarm intern, Harriet, is in her final year of an Agri-Business degree at Harper Adams.

As part of her Honours Research Project, she’s asked if our customers can fill out a quick questionnaire about your experiences with small business marketing. All answers are anonymous and confidential, and Harriet says a big thank you in advance for your help!



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What is cold pressed rapeseed oil?

posted by Sam Fairs on February 23, 2017

If you’ve bought a bottle of our rapeseed oil or spotted it in the shops, you’ll have noticed we describe it as ‘cold pressed’. But what does this mean exactly, and why does it matter? To answer your questions, we’ll be taking you through our oil-making process one step at a time.



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What happens to bees in autumn and winter?

posted by Clare Fairs on February 22, 2017

How much do you know about the way bees live? We’ve quizzed Hillfarm’s very own beekeeper Arlen on what happens to bees during the colder winter months, and what they’re doing now spring is just around the corner.



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We’ve been shortlisted for Co-op Producer of the Year (and we need your help to win!)

posted by Lawrence Frohn on January 12, 2017

Industry recognition for all the work we do here at Hillfarm is fantastic, and it doesn’t get much better than being nominated for the East of England Co-op’s Sourced Locally 2017 Producer of the Year!



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4 Health Benefits of Hillfarm Cold Pressed Rapeseed Oil

posted by Sam Fairs on January 8, 2017

You’ve probably heard that rapeseed oil is considered healthier than butter and many other oils, including sunflower and olive. But do you know exactly what makes it so healthy? Here are 4 ways rapeseed oil packs a serious health punch.



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9 Top Tips for a Cracking Hassle Free Christmas

posted on December 13, 2016

With Christmas approaching at lightning speed, I know how hard it can be to pull off a cracking celebration – especially if you have lots of mouths to feed! So to give you a helping hand, I’ve put together my top tips for making the most of the Christmas break.



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