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Andy Morton

Andy MortonBiography

Andy Morton started out in journalism in Glasgow, where he wrestled in mashed potato and wrote about Highland cows.

Tiring of the high-brow, he travelled the world working as an itinerant sub-editor in cities including Taipei, Sydney and Shanghai. While in Hanoi, he brought to the world's attention the Scottish-Vietnamese fusion dish dog haggis.

He is now back in the UK with just-drinks after four years in Chengdu, China.

Articles by Andy Morton

DPSG is targetting the Hispanic market with Peñafieljust On Call - Dr Pepper Snapple Group targets sparkling water growth with Peñafiel ramp-up 24 October 2014

Dr Pepper Snapple Group's CEO has said that growing sparkling water trends are “here to stay” as the company expands Mexican brand Peñafiel in the US.

Coca-Cola is targeting jobs in a cost-cutting programmeThe Coca-Cola Co to announce job cuts by early next year 24 October 2014

The Coca-Cola Co is to start laying off employees early next year as part of a fresh cost-cutting drive.

Product Launch - Spencerfield Spirit Co's Rhubarb & Ginger Edinburgh Gin Liqueur 24 October 2014

Spencerfield Spirit Co has added another flavour to its Edinburgh Gin liqueur range.

Product Launch - La Martiniquaise-Bardinet's Poliakov Vodka Vanilla 24 October 2014

La Martiniquaise-Bardinet has launched a new Poliakov flavour as it overhauls the vodka brand's flavoured portfolio to combat “flavour fatigue”.

Coca-Cola said Tripodi will leave at the end of FebruaryThe Coca-Cola Co names new CMO as Tripodi retires 24 October 2014

The Coca-Cola Co's chief marketing & commercial officer is to retire next year with the company's Iberia unit head set to take over.

Product Launch - William Grant & Sons' Drambuie Hot Apple Toddy 23 October 2014

William Grant & Sons has launched a UK-exclusive ready-to-serve Drambuie extension.

DPSG expects FY sales to be up by 1%Dr Pepper Snapple Group boosts FY estimates after strong YTD 23 October 2014

Dr Pepper Snapple Group (DPSG) has raised its full-year sales estimates after year-to-date profits jumped on a slight sales rise.

Carlsberg announced the move last yearCarlsberg finalises Chongqing Beer Group brewery buy 23 October 2014

Carlsberg has completed its takeover of Chongqing Beer Group's remaining brewing interests in China.

The new logo, right, aims to "premiumise" the brandWilliam Grant & Sons refreshes Glenfiddich logo 23 October 2014

William Grant & Sons has redesigned its Glenfiddich stag logo as part of an overhaul of the Scotch brand's packaging and labelling.

Bacardi unveils Europe push for Martini - video 23 October 2014

Bacardi is launching a “multi-million euro” campaign for its Martini brand across Europe.

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