News Features

  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Babyled Foods Moving Forward With Riggs Autopack - November 29th 2019

      The story behind Babyled Foods…. by owner Keith Brownsword “I'm Keith and proud dad to a gorgeous little girl, Eden, who is now three and a half, and we also have a little boy born in July 2018. Introducing soft, cooked vegetables and pasta into Eden's diet was a success, but as parents, we still lacked a little creativity when it came to mealtimes as we were keen to provide the valuable nutrients she needed, as well as familiarising her with as many tastes and textures as we could. Like many parents, we'd often find ourselves on the move and would want to prepare in advance, and even when we did ea... Read More ...
  • Funky Nut Goes Nuts For Riggs Autopack Depositors - October 23rd 2019

      Funky Nut Company is a small business started up in 2014 by Julian Campbell. Their range includes natural nut butters such as the 1kg peanut butter, as well as the funky range of flavoured nut butters such as our hazelnut dark chocolate butter and many more funky treats in between. They don’t just make the standard smooth and crunchy peanut butters, nor do they play it safe with one or two flavours. They push the boat out and take a chance creating flavours such as Cashew Butter & Cream Egg. They make a range of on the go snack packs which you may have seen at B&M stores across the UK. These healthy sna... Read More ...