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Kate Middleton’s father Michael is spotted stocking up on some Caribbean beers at his local Tesco 

Every little helps, even when your daughter’s a Duchess! Kate Middleton’s father Michael stocks up on Caribbean beers at Tesco on day of wife Carole’s birthday

  • Carole Middleton celebrated 64th birthday on January 31 and it looks like husband Michael got the beers in
  • He must’ve left it until the last minute as photos were taken on the day at Tesco  branch in Earls Court, London 
  • Family marked occasion by taking part in soiree hosted by Pippa and husband James at their home in Chelsea

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The Duchess of Cambridge’s father Michael Middleton was spotted buying Caribbean beers and stocking up on satsumas at Tesco on his wife’s birthday.

Carole Middleton celebrated her 64th birthday on Thursday and it looks like husband Michael was left to get the beers in. 

The photos, taken at a Tesco branch in Earls Court, London, show the father of Kate Middleton carefully place the items, including several bottles of Carib lager, into the boot of his car before setting off to his daughter’s house.

Last year it was estimated that Michael and Carole’s party supplies business Party Pieces was worth £30million and the Middleton family had a net worth of £36.2million.   

Online reviews for the £1.30 beer vary, with fans praising the 5.2% beer for being ‘very uplifting’ and critics slamming it as ‘bland and watery’.   

Michael Middleton was spotted buying Caribbean beers and stocking up on satsumas at a Tesco branch in Earl’s Court in London

The father of Kate Middleton carefully loaded his car after his shopping spree at Tesco

The father of Kate Middleton carefully loaded his car after his shopping spree at Tesco

The pictures were taken on the day wife Carole Middleton celebrated her 64th birthday on January 31 

The pictures were taken on the day wife Carole Middleton celebrated her 64th birthday on January 31 

Carib Brewery describes it as a ‘bona fide thirst-quencher and a symbol for everything quintessentially Caribbean’, claiming the lager is ‘balanced, full-bodied and distinctively smooth’. 

The pictures of the Duchess’ father were taken on the day of his wife’s birthday, and show Michael loading the car with a variety of items before his wife’s party.  

The family marked the occasion by taking part in a soiree hosted by Pippa and husband James Matthews at their home in Chelsea, London.

The family celebration saw the Duchess of Cambridge arriving at her sister’s Chelsea home donning an elegant off-shoulder red Alexander McQueen dress. 

She was joined by her brother James Middleton and his girlfriend Alizee Thevenet, 29. 

It is assumed that Prince William stayed at home to look after their children. 

Following the celebration, Michael Middleton was spotted leaving Pippa’s home laden with flowers and birthday presents in luxury gift bags.

Michael Middleton was spotted entering a Tesco in Earl's Court before his wife's birthday party

Michael Middleton was spotted entering a Tesco in Earl’s Court before his wife’s birthday party

Kate Middleton's father Michael Middleton was spotted loading up his car boot at a Tesco store in London

Kate Middleton’s father Michael Middleton was spotted loading up his car boot at a Tesco store in London

Last year it was estimated that Michael and Carole's party supplies business Party Pieces was worth £30million

Last year it was estimated that Michael and Carole’s party supplies business Party Pieces was worth £30million

Michael Middleton was spotted buying Caribbean beers and satsumas on January 31

Michael Middleton was spotted buying Caribbean beers and satsumas on January 31

Michael Middleton was spotted carrying bags and flowers given to his wife for her birthday

Michael Middleton leaving Pippa's home this morning

Following his wife’s party, Michael Middleton was spotted carrying bags and flowers out of Pippa’s home

Michael Middleton, who was born in Leeds to a wealthy family with ties to aristocracy, met future wife Carole while working as a flight dispatcher for British Airways.    

The couple married in June 1980 in Buckinghamshire and Carole gave birth to firstborn Kate in 1982, followed by Pippa in 1982 and James in 1987.

Carole founded party supplies company Party Pieces the year James was born. 

Kate Middleton, who married Prince William in April 2011, was last year estimated to be around £7.3 million.

Michael Middleton, who was born in Leeds to a wealthy family with ties to aristocracy, met future wife Carole while working as a flight dispatcher for British Airways

Michael Middleton, who was born in Leeds to a wealthy family with ties to aristocracy, met future wife Carole while working as a flight dispatcher for British Airways

He was spotted loading crates of Carib, a Caribbean lager which costs £1.30 a bottle, into his car on Thursday

He was spotted loading crates of Carib, a Caribbean lager which costs £1.30 a bottle, into his car on Thursday

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