'You can’t cut yourself into pieces’: The expansive investments of Jacobs heir Andreas (2024)

Entrepreneurs 06 Jul, 2021

Andreas Jacobs, of the Jacobs coffee dynasty, casts a wide net.

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By Fergus Horsfall

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‘I don’t know when I first tried chocolate – you should ask my mother,’ Andreas Jacobs tellsCitywire Switzerland.

He comes from the Bremen-rooted Jacobs coffee dynasty, and his father Klaus sold a majority stake in Jacobs Suchard to Philip Morris in 1990. The following year, Klaus founded HR behemoth Adecco and the world’s largest chocolate producer, Barry Callebaut.

Although he cannot pinpoint when he was first introduced to the family business as a consumer, Jacobs still has a sweet tooth.

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