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  • Clarks UK Growth Assisted By Riggs Autopack - September 15th 2017

      Clarks UK Ltd is a family run business based in Newport, Wales, producing natural sweeteners, syrups and dessert sauces, and is the UK’s number 1 best-selling Maple Syrup and Natural Sweetener brand. Clarks currently employ over 30 people in a new expanded factory in Newport. BRC approved to Grade A star. They produce a range of pure and blended maple syrups, honey, natural sweeteners like agave, carob fruit syrup, lower sugar ice cream sauces, natural coffee syrups and natural spreads. The company supply their products to most major retailers including Tesco, Sainsbury's, Asda, Co-Op, Morrisons, Ocado and Lidl, and ... Read More ...
  • The Dinner Ladies Soup Up Production with Riggs Autopack in Australia - June 30th 2017

      The Dinner Ladies, based in Matraville, New South Wales, Australia, was established in 2007 by two foodie friends who lovingly create and deliver healthy, tasty prepared and semi-prepared dinners to time-poor and health conscious families in Sydney and surrounding suburbs. The Dinner Ladies’ comprehensive menu offers hearty family favorites and gourmet international fare, including soup, pasta, curries, sauces, pies, stir-fry and desserts.  Over the past 12 months, increased sales have meant that the owners, Katherine and Sophie (pictured below), needed to investigate semi-automation for several products that were prov... Read More ...
  • Hesper Farm Invest In Yoghurt Pot Filling & Sealing Solution - February 14th 2017

      Set off the beaten track in the Yorkshire Dales, Hesper Farm is a proud producer of tradtional Icelandic style Skyr Yoghurts. Made by their pedigree Holstein Friesians, the Aireburn Herd, they are part of a proud dairy tradition that goes back generations. Their award-winning herd has twice won the North of England Premier Herd competition and reached the top six of The National Herd Competition. It is this passion for farming, for cows and for quality that stands Hesper Farm so well. With 180 cows milking at any one time, once pasteurised, their cows’ milk is made into Skyr Yoghurt on-site in their new purpose-built dairy.... Read More ...
  • Guinness World Record Achieved With A Riggs Autopack Depositor - November 30th 2016

      Spar Group Ltd, South Africa, recently achieved a Guinness World Record by producing 35,000 cupcakes for the world’s largest cupcake mosaic. This record was achieved by using a Riggs Autopack Series 1 micro-fill depositor supplied by their South Africa agent, John Pelucci of NPS Ltd (National Packaging Systems). Riggs Autopack has recently received their Guinness World Record certificate which is now proudly displayed at their Lancashire factory. NPS Ltd was established in 1983 as a manufacturer and supplier of vertical form, fill & seal machines, volumetric depositors, auger fillers, feeding systems and conveyors fo... Read More ...