News Features

  • Celebrity Chef Praveen Kumar Purchases Ready Meal Sauce Depositor - November 18th 2020

    Praveen and Swarna were born and brought up in rural villages in Southern India where meals are cooked daily, using fresh ingredients grown in local fields. They married and moved to Scotland, where combining their passion for good, simple food, they founded the Tabla Indian restaurant in Perth city centre in 2009. On the back of a growing reputation for the service and food quality provided at the Tabla restaurant, Praveen opened the award-winning Indian Cook School in 2016. As the business needs grew, they decided to grow their own produce, and now work with a market gardener in Couper Angus, Perthshire, to grow “beyond organic&... Read More ...
  • Filling Machines for Artisan Food Producers - July 22nd 2020

    Established in the 1930's, Riggs Autopack is a British manufacturer of high-quality volumetric filling machines. Based in Nelson, Lancashire, we are an award-winning UK market leader with an excellent reputation and supply our equipment to the food production industry. The main stay of our company is the Model 1000 range of semi-automatic filling machines, designed for artisans and small-scale food producers that need quick product changeovers and short batch runs. These machines are available for outright or lease purchase, short or long term hire. We also provide a free and no-obligation machine trial at your pr... Read More ...
  • Granny Marys Team Up With Open Kitchens - April 29th 2020

      One of Riggs Autopack’s long standing customer’s, Granny Mary’s, has teamed up with Open Kitchens, an incredible initiative that allows the company to stay open during the crisis and make their Original Recipes Potted Beef. Open Kitchens is a national food solution that brings together restaurants and their communities to fund, produce and deliver free meals to those in need. Restaurants volunteer to open their kitchens and work for free to cook meals for those in need in their community. Now Granny Mary’s need your help. In World War II, the founders Eddie & Mary Sutherland supplied potted bee... Read More ...
  • Providing A Helping Hand For Small Scale Food Producers - December 11th 2019

      As a leading manufacturer of high quality depositors for the food production industry, a key part of the service Riggs Autopack provide is the opportunity to provide free of charge machine trials and product testing for both existing and potential new customers. By seeing the results of their products being deposited during trials, it provides the customer with a full understanding of how a Riggs Autopack depositor will enhance their business prior to placing an order. Within our factory in Nelson, Lancashire, we have a fully equipped test kitchen where our Technical Engineers are able to conduct product tr... Read More ...