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Burton's Potato Puffs

Potato Puffs were a sort of crisp manufactured by Burton Biscuits. The came in varieties of Ready Salted, Cheese and Onion and Salt and Vinegar. I'm sure that they have gone out of production now but who knows... if enough people remember them and still want them, there could be a Potato Puff revival! You have missed out the best one of all, tomato sauce flavour. Great taste and red fingers lol, ate them every day from 1959 to 1963.


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Do You Remember Burton's Potato Puffs?

Do You Remember Burton's Potato Puffs?

  • Anonymous user
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    Oh yes I do remember them I loved them especially the plain in red bag I always think of them when I go down the crisp aisle in my local supermarket I wish they would come back They remind me of my childhood :)
  • Anonymous user
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    Random thought, anyone remember potato puffs in School tuck time about 1971-72 and being encouraged to save token cut out from packet to send off for a little jigsaw puzzle of the map of Great Britain? I!
    • BillsLad
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      Yes I very much remember Potato Puffs when I was at school, they were my favourite, much better than traditional crisps. I recall the token on the packet too, though I only remember plain flavoured in the red bag. I don't know when they disappeared but I would really love them back as long they were made exactly as they were then and not tampered with in any way.
  • Anonymous user
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    I remember them fondly and were always available either in the tuck shop or corner shop on the way to school. The beef flavour were my favourites and wish they would bring them back.
  • Anonymous user
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    Yes, absolutely loved them, my favourite by far, plain ones were the best! Please bring them back
  • Anonymous user
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    I remember them as a tuck shop staple way back..I also recall as a small kid (60's) getting a similar product freshly fried at an exhibition stall in Glasgow's Kelvin hall..don't recall the event..I just took a nostalgic interest in seeing were they still available,having tried the " fry your own" prawn crackers!
  • Anonymous user
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    Absolutely my favourite crisp. Bring them back please I spent all my tuck money every day on them
  • Anonymous user
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    I remember back in the 60s loved them please bring them back, in the red bags though please please
  • Anonymous user
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    i remember potato puffs from my 1960's school days when they were on sale in the 'tuck shop'. We only had plain ones in a red packet. they were like blistered pieces of lightly salted potato with a buttery taste. Of course the shop also did well selling Burton's wagon wheels too and Macdonalds chocolate marshmallows.
    • Anonymous user
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      All of this is familiar to me - I loved potato puffs and wagon wheels - only remember plain potato puffs in a red bag - not really sure why they haven’t made them since - very finely puffed potato envelopes that quickly collapsed and disintegrated in your mouth following the initial crunch. I used my bus money to buy a Waggon Wheel - always worth the walk home - probably 5K in today’s terms and I was 6 when I realised I could make that swap
  • Anonymous user
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    I have emailed Burtons on two occasions, and the reply I got back was that they no longer had the machine that made the potato puffs to produce these, I have sent a third email saying surely if they invested in a new machine they would certainly make profits on the sale of potato puffs in the shops, if you google contact burtons there is an email address you can send a short message up to 500 characters, the more people who contact them, the better chance we have of getting these great snacks back into the shops.
    • Anonymous user
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      I'll email them as well. I'm sure that if lots of people do they'll see that they'd be so popular that a new machine would pay for itself
    • Anonymous user
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      I would so love that. I remember them being tuppence a packet. Sadly that dates me lol.
  • Anonymous user
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    I would love to be able to get some potato puffs. My mom used to buy them by the box for us kids. I would love to give my children, grandchildren and my great grandson the chance to try these puffs. I’m sure if you made them again they would be a great seller