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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

Coca-ColaThe Coca-Cola Co endures tough Q3 as YTD profits drop 21 October 2014

The Coca-Cola Co has posted a drop in year-to-date profits and sales as it saw a 14% fall in its bottom line for the last quarter.

Coca-Cola released its third-quarter results todayjust On Call - Coca-Cola Co ready for the "new normal" - CEO 21 October 2014

The Coca-Cola Co is facing the “new normal” as global consumers confront mounting concerns over issues such as disease and economic uncertainty, according to the company's CEO.

Coca-Cola released its YTD results todayFocus - Coca-Cola Co's YTD & Q3 Performance by Region 21 October 2014

Earlier today, The Coca-Cola Co reported a drop in year-to-date profits and sales. Here, just-drinks takes a look at how each region has performed for the soft drinks group:

Casa Cuervo owns the Jose Cuervo Tequila brandCasa Cuervo to form single Travel Retail division 21 October 2014

Casa Cuervo, which owns the Jose Cuervo Tequila brand and Proximo Spirits, is to merge its Travel Retail operations as it lines up increased investment in the category.

Molson Coors unveils Carling British Cider rebrand 21 October 2014

Molson Coors' UK division has overhauled the packaging for its Carling British Cider less than two years after the brand was launched.

Coca-Cola Enterprises had a strong Q2Coca-Cola Enterprises lines up new dividend 21 October 2014

Coca-Cola Enterprises has declared its latest quarterly dividend.

Remy released its H1 results last weekAnalysis - Remy Cointreau and the "dead-cat bounce" 20 October 2014

An analyst has said that Cognac is headed for a “dead-cat bounce” in the next six months as the current downward trends reverse into a slight upward blip.

Coca-Cola will announce its Q3 & YTD results tomorrowjust The Preview - The Coca-Cola Co's Q3 & YTD 20 October 2014

The Coca-Cola Co will report its year-to-date results tomorrow. Here, just-drinks takes a look at the company's highs and lows in the three months to the end of September:

Isle of Arran Brewery opens US import office 20 October 2014

The Isle of Arran Brewery has said its beers will be available to US wholesalers from next year after establishing its own US import company.

India's beer lobby calls for tax law rethink - report 20 October 2014

India's beer industry has called on the government to end laws that tax the category at the same rate as spirits, according to a report.

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