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Burts create hand fried potato chips in Devon. They use only the freshest, natural ingredients. The chips are cooked in small batches in pure sunflower oil to make them extra crunchy. They’re then placed into “Buddy”; their unique flavour-coater. Since their humble beginnings, Burts have gone from strength to strength, winning awards along the way. Quality is at the forefront of their vision.

Key Facts

Name: Burts Chips
Location: Devon
No. of Employees: 70+
Industry Sector: Food
Turnover: £15.5m


Burts Chips needed a highly available system for their 24/7 factory to cope with their high production rates; they have total reliance on IT. Burts wanted to do this as an operational cost with no upfront investments on new server hardware.


Stem’s solution for Burts Chips included:

  • 60 Virtual desktop users catering for the main office, factory and European based mobile sales force
  • Microsoft Windows 2008 R2 server
  • Microsoft Exchange 2010
  • Microsoft SQL server 2008
  • ERP System
  • Sage Line 200
  • Datalinks barcoding system
  • Offsite backup of data
  • High speed leased line internet access

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