Business interview: Michael Hoey

Ambitious plans and strong roots are paying off for Michael Hoey and Country Crest

16th April, 2011

The rural pastures around Lusk in Co Dublin - which are lush green and rise as a hinterland over the Malahide Estuary and Lambay Island shimmering in the sunlit sea below - were once known as the ‘food basket of Ireland’.

This role has been diminished by the advent of imports, but the business of growing fruit and vegetables in the area is still a strong and successful tradition.

Among those who have...

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