Borderfields cold presseed rapeseed oils

The Borderfields story began in Northumberland in 2005, when local farmers from either side of the Scottish Border came together to create a premium cold pressed rapeseed oil from their crops. Production of a high quality, simple, tasty product was their collective aim and with this, Borderfields was born.

Rapeseed oil is produced from the black seeds of the rapeseed plant, also known as Brassica napus. It comes from the same family of plants such as cabbage, broccoli, and cauliflower. Visually, the rapeseed plant makes for a lovely landscape surface during the spring when it sprouts vibrant yellow flowers and boasts wonderful uses as an oil.

Borderfields cold presseed rapeseed oilsMeasured up against other oils, rapeseed oil has the least levels of saturated fat. In fact, when compared with the mighty olive oil, it only has half the amount of saturated fat. 

Rapeseed oil easily has the least measured levels of saturated fat compared to any other oil. This qualifies it as a heart-friendly, weight beneficial choice. Rapeseed oil also has rich quantities of polyunsaturated fat, a fat that has been observed to lower levels of LDL cholesterol (bad cholesterol).

Rapeseed is also loaded with monosaturated fats, and is highly recommended for vegetarians. In cooking, it also can withstand more elevated temperatures compared to olive oil with a threshold of 230°C.

It soon became very apparent that cold pressed rapeseed oil was a sought after, new kitchen “must have” and sales into national retailers began the next year when Borderfields became the first national brand with a national listing. Much has changed over the 16 years but producing the best quality, most widely available product remains as one of our key virtues. With growth came new challenges and in 2009 the production facility was moved to Nottinghamshire where the infrastructure to support the growing brand and sector was developed.

With the Nottingham move Hammond Food Oils added their own home-grown rapeseed as well as new local growers keen to support the virtues of the brand. Traditional farming families from Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire joined with the growers from the North East and Scotland to produce the best seed quality to drive the best tasting product. Borderfields has a family of farms to draw seed from which has aided business growth. Having a wide geographical spread, at times of poor weather and difficult growing conditions, really does give more assurances. Whatever the weather we guarantee Borderfields quality remains the same!

In 2012 Borderfields launched its infusions range. The Borderfields Gold Range is the latest development and launched in 2021, all using the deliciously nutty and buttery brand that’s at the heart if it all, Borderfields Cold Pressed Rapeseed Oil.

Created with a striking design delivering a stand out on shelf presence, the Borderfields Gold range offers the garden centre and speciality food markets a completely new and identifiable range. 

The Borderfields Gold range consists of some great flavours including: -Smoked Chipotle which infuses smokiness and heat to salads, wraps or drizzle on pizzas. Fragrant Garlic gives a strong yet smooth taste. Perfect for roasts, dipping and everything in-between. Sweet Basil, Great for pesto and tomato-based pastas. Sicilian Lemon, Add a zing to chicken, pasta and seafood dishes or homemade cakes. Aromatic Thyme, Mediterranean flavour enhances veggie roasts, stews and pasta dishes

As if that wasn’t enough there is a great 4 x 100ml Gift Pack available consisting of the Chipotle, Thyme, Lemon and Garlic, an ideal gift all year round for any foodie.

If you are looking to offer more calorie-controlled cooking we have 5 varieties of 200ml Sprays.  These include an Everyday Spray, Chilli, Garlic, Basil and Lemon all offering under 2 Calories per spray and a great way to control your use.

The five Gold infusions and two cold pressed rapeseed oil sizes plus the sprays range are now available from Borderfields Big Box with direct delivery within 3-4 days. 

Build your own box according to your customers favourites. For same week delivery please try to order before 3pm on a Tuesday. Mix 6 cases from across the Borderfields range just visit 

Joining the Borderfields range is Stoffell’s gluten free and no added sugar sauce range. The award-winning range consists of a Tomato Sauce, Brown Sauce, Tomato and Chilli and a Barbeque Sauce.  Stoffell’s sauces have up to 70% less sugars and 50% less calories. As with the Big Box you can order 6 cases per box just visit


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