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  • Ready Meal Depositors from Riggs Autopack - January 17th 2024

    Changing consumer lifestyles are driving the ready meal market in the UK, with the on-going trend towards convenience continuing to boost sales. With consumers becoming more concerned about the quality of food, convenience is no longer a strong enough selling point. In order to maintain consumer interest, ready meal producers place more emphasis in new product development, focusing on the quality of produce and increased sophistication of the meal. The pressure on firms such as Riggs Autopack, acknowledged as one of the UK’s leading depositor and filling machine manufacturers, is to supply equipment that is reliable, versatile and... Read More ...
  • HBM & Riggs Autopack Supporting Western Australia's First Food Innovation Centre - October 16th 2023

    HBM Plastics & Packaging Technologies Pty Ltd, with the support of Riggs Autopack Ltd, are pleased to supply a Model 1000 Series 3 depositor on loan to the Food Innovation Centre in Murdoch University, Western Australia. The Food Innovation Centre is a project of the Food Futures CRC, with financial support from the Western Australia State Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development. They are a state-of-the-art research and development facility, fostering industry innovation to drive business growth, develop new food products and exports, and transform Western Australia’s food and beverage manufacturing ind... Read More ...
  • Little Town Dairy Goes from Strength to Strength - August 17th 2023

      Little Town Dairy Ltd. is a family run business producing a wide range of cultured milk products, including Yogurts, Soured Cream, Crème Fraiche and Buttermilk. Their story began in the early 1960’s when Matt & Eileen arrived at Little Town Farm, to begin their married life at the helm of the working dairy farm, the proud owners of their herd of 7 cows. In the 1970’s they began bottling their own milk in a small dairy based on the farm and started to supply local shops and restaurants as well as to the doorstep.  By the 1980’s Eileen was looking at other ways to utilize and market the milk, yo... Read More ...
  • Drunken Sailor Co Relish Their New Riggs Autopack Depositor - July 14th 2023

      Drunken Sailor Canning Co. is a small food business located in Western Sydney, Australia. For the past 8 years, Drunken Sailor has been experimenting with various unique flavour combinations to create delicious jams, relishes, dukkah and mustards.    Originally established as a side venture operating from the home of business owner Justin Arnoux, Drunken Sailor is now a HACCP accredited manufacturer. They are a small, dedicated team of staff creating a quality range of small batch products which are available to retail and food service customers.   During a site visit to discuss Drunken Sailor’s auto... Read More ...