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During 2021, we shall be exhibiting at the PPMA Show, Birmingham NEC, 28th - 30th September 2021..

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Freda's Peanut Butter Purchase Table Top Depositor - March 21st 2022

      Freda’s was originally launched in 2017 with 5 tasty flavours   In 2016, Lisa and Andrew Newsham embarked on the holiday of a lifetime touring around New Zealand in a camper van called Freda.  Little did they know that it would literally be a life changing trip. As peanut butter lovers they searched for some artisan brands on the shop shelves of New Zealand and were impressed that there seemed to be a revival of great quality nut butters there that were a million miles from the palm oil and refined sugar loaded offerings to be found in UK supermarkets.  This sowed the seed of an idea to produce their o... Read More ...
  • Sweet Success Purchase Transfer Pump for Cake Batter Mix - November 30th 2021

      Sweet Success is a family business, started in 1993 by Paul and Cathy Brown. In 2005 daughter Rebecca joined the team who now runs the business with her husband Mike.  Based in Nottingham, they specialise in producing ready to decorate rich fruit cake bases. They send their products by mail order all over the UK, and also welcome visitors to their dedicated sugarcraft shop at the bakery which has one of the largest collections of cake decorating products in the region. They use only the finest ingredients from around the world and take great care in baking consistently good cakes. Their deliciously moist rich fruit cake r... Read More ...
  • Semi Automatic Depositors for Artisan Food Producers - October 21st 2021

      The main stay of Riggs Autopack is the Model 1000 range of semi-automatic depositors, designed for artisans and small-scale food producers that need short batch runs and quick product changeovers. These machines are available for outright or lease purchase, short or long term hire, and we also provide a no-obligation machine trial at your premises. Manually filling containers can be exhausting and time consuming, often meaning much of the working week can be spent in production fulfilling orders, which in turn can then impact on other areas of the business such as winning new orders and bidding for supermarket contracts. ... Read More ...
  • Former General Manager Nigel Matthews Retires - July 28th 2021

    Our former General Manager of Riggs Autopack, friend and colleague, Nigel Matthews is retiring on Friday 30th July, after many decades of dedicated service to the company.  Nigel stepped down as General Manager a year ago to look after the aftersales side of the business, so his replacement Andrew Bishop had the best transition into the lead role. He has always believed that the customer service side of the company is the most important and so has enjoyed his time in this final role.  “Customer service is key. You should always treat people well” Nigel said. “I have always appreciated and valued companies tha... Read More ...