Blog: Andy MortonAG Barr and Britvic show auld enemies should be forgot

Andy Morton | 14 November 2012

Britvic and AG Barr have proved that England and Scotland CAN work together to form a stronger union, in their case today's announcement to form one of Europe's biggest soft drinks makers.

In the spirit of the day, just-drinks made its own entente cordiale (or should that be cordial?) across Hadrian's Wall - a joint byline on the merger story shared between myself (a Scot) and James Wilmore (a Sassenach). 

Are you watching, Alex Salmond?

 


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