Nikki Redhead of Keep it Cool

Meet Nikki Redhead, founder of Keep it Cool Ltd

admin Company news, Food industry news

We introduce Nikki, who heads up the Keep it Cool team. Despite starting out in recruitment, Nikki was always destined to work in transport. Her father was the founder of Redhead International, although he has not worked in the industry since selling his eponymous company whilst Nikki was still at school. Indeed, Dad’s advice to the teenage Nikki was: “Do …

Veg hater

Are some people hard-wired to hate veg?

admin Food industry news

About 50% of our emergency chilled food transportation is vegetables, so we were interested to learn that some people are genetically pre-disposed to hate them. According to new research, inherit two copies of a particular gene means you taste the bitterness in certain vegetables much more strongly than other people. The same gene can also make beer, coffee and dark chocolate …

Suffragettes

Three of the strangest deliveries ever

admin Transport industry news

It’s our birthday and we’re celebrating 5 years of stepping in when things go wrong, with our emergency and last minute refrigerated delivery service. Below, we look at three of strangest deliveries we’ve ever heard of.  1) Suffragettes…In 1909 two suffragettes, Miss Solomon and Miss McLellan, used the Royal Mail’s same-day courier service to post themselves to 10 Downing Street so they …