News Features

  • 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 ...
  • Taste of Success for Positive Kitchen - July 12th 2021

    Positive Kitchen was founded by husband and wife team, Aatin and Helen Anadkat, and they began their mother nature friendly venture when their youngest son was diagnosed with a dairy intolerance. As part of their mission to create sustainable cakes of the future, their bakes are produced and packed in the most environmentally friendly way possible. From using only plant-based ingredients to completely plastic free packaging, they put sustainability at the centre of all that they do. With something for everyone, their cakes, brownies and scones are free from dairy, gluten, soya and refined sugar, along with being 100% vegan and no GMO. T... Read More ...
  • Riggs Autopack Strengthens Sales Team for Northern England & Scotland - June 17th 2021

      We are pleased to announce Mark Howlett has recently joined Riggs Autopack in the position of Technical Sales Engineer for Northern England and Scotland, taking over the area from Steve Burnham who has been promoted to Customer Services Manager. Mark is an experienced sales engineer with an HNC in Mechanical / Production Engineering and started his career in a Methods Engineering Department for a manufacturer of tools for the automotive industry. Thereafter, he moved into technical sales for a variety of industries of varying size, and most recently selling products for automation. Mark has quickly settled into the Riggs Autop... Read More ...
  • The Fruity Kitchen Increase Jam & Preserves Output With New Filling Line - May 24th 2021

    Produced in small batches to traditional methods, The Fruity Kitchen creates a wonderful range of quality jams, chutneys, marmalade and jellies, alongside various bespoke lines produced for private customers. Whether supplying an own label breakfast jar in a small hotel or the first-class luxury travel market, the Fruity Kitchen ensures the same level of passion goes into each and every jar. After meeting at University in 1993, Paula and Jon Briscoe set about their careers with a dream of opening their own business in the food and drink sector. By 2005 their dream had become a reality. The pair opened three pub restaurants in the South Eas... Read More ...