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Adam Hardie

Adam Hardie

Business Development Partner and Head of Food & Drink

22 February 2020

Johnston Carmichael brews support for craft beer producers

Aspiring brewers, hop to it - Johnston Carmichael is backing a major new UK accelerator programme for brewery start-ups! The event is part of BrewLDN, a new beer festival taking place at The Old Truman Brewery in Londong, from 27-29 February. Over the course of the festival, three aspiring breweries will battle it out for a year of mentoring and guidance, valued at £50,000. Johnston Carmichael, which counts hundreds of food and drinks businesses amongst its client base, is among the firms who will supply the winner with expert advice.


Andrew Walker

Andrew Walker

Chief Executive

6 January 2020

The top Scottish business predictions for 2020

So, what will 2020 hold for Scottish businesses? Experts from Johnston Carmichael, map out what 2020 could hold for the country’s business sector.


Adam Hardie

Adam Hardie

Business Development Partner and Head of Food & Drink

28 October 2018

Investment on the menu at food and drink event

A potent cocktail of gin and funding advice was served up to guests attending Johnston Carmichael’s Meet the Food and Drink Investor event.


Adam Hardie

Adam Hardie

Business Development Partner and Head of Food & Drink

8 October 2018

Access to investment on the menu at food and drink event

Johnston Carmichael is serving up another helping of an event designed to help Scottish food and drink businesses source investment.


Lesley Munro

Lesley Munro

Corporate Finance Director

22 August 2018

Strong brand is key in competitive drinks industry

Scotland’s spirits industry has grown exponentially, with HMRC recording a 107 per cent rise in the number of new gin and whisky distilleries across the UK in the last five years. In a competitive market, producers need to differentiate themselves to unlock the funding they need for growth.