Saturday 24 June 2017

Yeast has been the basis of animal pharma tycoon Pearse Lyons's fortune. The former Harp Lager intern (69) has built up his Kentucky-headquartered Alltech group into one of the world's biggest and most innovative animal healthcare companies. ?The Louth man started the company in 1985 from a garage with just $10,000 in seed capital. Now it's forecast to burst through the $2bn per year revenue mark. Business interests range from animal nutrition to research into fish oil and brewing.


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