Sunday July 5, 2020

Sweet taste of success

As a child growing up in Cabra on the northside of Dublin, Michael Carey used to steal the plain chocolates out of the Double Centre jars in his family's newsagent shop.

23rd July, 2005

As a child growing up in Cabra on the northside of Dublin, Michael Carey used to steal the plain chocolates out of the Double Centre jars in his family's newsagent shop.

These days Carey doesn't need to steal Double Centres, because he owns the lot.

At 43, he is chief executive and majority shareholder of Jacob Fruitfield, one of Ireland's fastest-growing food companies. As well as Double Centre s, its brands include Silvermints, Kimberley and...

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