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  • Semi Automatic Depositors for Artisan Food Producers - November 21st 2022

    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.  By usi... Read More ...
  • Setting The Pace For Ready Meal Production - October 10th 2022

    Changing consumer lifestyles have been driving the ready meal market for some years now, with the on-going trend towards convenience continuing to boost sales. However, with consumers becoming more concerned about quality, convenience is no longer a strong enough selling point. 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. Today’s ready meals contain fresher, often only part cooked ingredients which enhance the quality and aesthetic of the meal. An area of significance to the ready meal producer is als... Read More ...
  • 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 ...