Plymouth crisps company boosted by Tesco contract

Popular hand-cooked potato chips producer Burts is celebrating after securing a region-wide listing with Tesco.

The two businesses have struck a deal for three flavours of Burts’ crisps to be sold in more than 60 stores across the West Country – from Yeovil to Ilfracombe and Gloucester to Helston.

Sea Salt, Mature Cheddar & Spring Onion, and Sea Salt & Malt Vinegar...

Burts Chips and Rockfish partner for SW launch of new limited-edition Fish ‘N’ Chips flavour

Award-winning artisan crisp brand Burts Chips has partnered with its Plymouth-based neighbour – premium seafood restaurant Rockfish owned by celebrated chef and restaurateur Mitch Tonks – for the launch of a brand new, limited-edition Fish ‘N’ Chips flavour.

Available from select retailers across the South West (RRP 79p for 40g), the new flavour is hitting shelves in June with an on-...

Burts puts the crunch back into lunch!

TV chef Dean Edwards has teamed up with Burts Chips to encourage crisp lovers across the region to put the crunch back into lunch, with ‘The Ultimate Crisp Sandwich’.

Bristol-born Dean has used Burts’ legendary core range to develop delicious sandwiches to jazz up lunchtimes this summer.

For those in the know, there’s nothing quite like a crisp sandwich. In an age where lunches...

Plymouth woman forgot she knew photo-taking 'burglar'

A Plymouth woman based in the Barbican area who reported a burglar had taken a picture of himself on her phone has said that she knows the man in the photo.

The woman found a picture on her mobile of an unknown man in her home prompting her to believe that a burglar had left a chilling calling card.

However in what the police have called a “genuine lapse in memory” the unnamed...