Bag in box benefits

We’ve sold bag in boxes for over a decade now so we know a bit or two about them! The concept of bag in box is easy to sell — cidermakers and apple juice producers can open up their market to include festivals and other events where glass is not welcome; they can increase their pack sizes; …

Missed CBC America?

From brewers’ bootcamps, “bacon stations” (yes, really!), BMX freestyle, and Bruce Dickinson (from Iron Maiden — he brews) as the keynote speaker, there were certainly plenty of surprises at #CraftBrewersCon 2019, Denver. The sheer scale of it alone is quite something to get your head around! With an impressive 14,000 attendees, 1,000 exhibitors and 96 seminars, four …

Voran, Vigo & variants of fruit press

Production of juice or cider at the commercial level is reliant on the efficient and effective processing of bulk harvested fruit into juice. To enable our customers in the UK to achieve this, we partnered with internationally renowned Voran® Maschinen in Austria 32 years ago and we haven’t looked back. Voran have decades of commercial …

CraftCon19 — #RethinkCider!

We were lucky enough to attend the first ever UK CraftCon cidermaking development day at Pershore College, organised by the Three Counties Cider and Perry Association. James Forbes, Chair of the association, hoped that CraftCon would, in bringing together producers to share knowledge and learn from each other, prove to be an important milestone in …

The Brewhouse

The Brewhouse is the heart of your brewery operation. Control, reliability and dependability are the key features to expect from your investment. American Beer Equipment (ABE) are vastly experienced in the design, manufacture and supply of brew kit. ABE equipment has now been installed in close to 1000 craft breweries across the US, and through …

Viti-Culture UK – a first!

We’re really excited about the UK’s first Viti-Culture show! There are many inspiring wine industry exhibitions to choose from on the continent, including Simei (Italy), ProWein (Germany) and Vinexpo (France), but UK equivalents are rare and the regular ones have only ever really been an ‘arm’ of fruit industry wide exhibitions — Fruit Focus, for example. WineGB …

5 reasons to be at BEERX2019!

March is one of our favourite times of year here at Vigo Ltd and it’s all because of BEERX! Not only do we get to take part in the UK’s largest independent craft brewing trade show, but we get to chat and share a pint with brewing friends and new enthusiasts. Here are 5 reasons …

British craft lager & Utopian growth

It’s a great concept and close to home (for us!): a craft lager using British ingredients to be brewed in Devon (our home county). With the building of a 35 hectolitre brewery operated using sustainable energy sources, complete with visitor centre, Utopian Brewing mean business. We’re excited. Not just because of the concept and the …

Review of the year & the drink trends of 2018!

Gosh, what a busy year! Our feet don’t feel like they’ve touched the ground. So, without further ado, here’s our review of the year and the drink trends that are to come … Craft Beer 2017 has been an exciting year! The demand for craft beer here in the UK and the flurry of related events …

Create your website with WordPress.com
Get started