Below is the story on one of the nominees for this year’s Jamaica Observer Business Leader Award. All the nominees are drawn from the list of entrepreneurs who have listed their companies on the Junior Stock Exchange. The Business Leader Award presentation takes place on Sunday, December 7, 2014 at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel.
As a high school student, Christopher Clarke is likely to have understood the opportunities and potential pitfalls that lay ahead of Carol Webster Clarke when she traded a full-time job for the opportunity to pursue her entrepreneurial dream.
The mother of two instantly found a winning formula in her Devon House ice-cream and economic security for her family.
The premium brand became the most sought-after Sunday afternoon treat in all of Kingston, and remains as pleasing to the palates of today’s new generation of ice-cream lovers as it was to their parents nearly 30 years ago.
Published in the Jamaica Observer
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