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Biscuit maker raises €1.75m, high-profile investors chip in

East Coast Bakehouse’s existing shareholders includes a range of well known business names

28th May, 2017
Michael Carey, founder of East Coast Bakehouse Picture: Matthew Thompson

The Drogheda biscuit maker founded by former Jacobs Fruitfield group boss Michael Carey has closed a fresh round of funding.

East Coast Bakehouse’s existing shareholders, including a range of well known business names, came back in for this €1.75 million round. It brings total investment in the country’s only large scale biscuit maker to almost €17 million, mainly from wealthy business people, Carey’s own resources and support from Enterprise Ireland....

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