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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-Cola Life was first launched last yearAnalysis - Coca-Cola Life's US test launch fails to ignite 1 October 2014

The Coca-Cola Co's stevia-based Coca-Cola Life has been with us for more than a year now, with launches in South America and Europe. But recently there have been rumblings that the 89-calorie CSD, in its distinctive green livery, is yet to match expectations.

Templeton Rye Spirits faces lawsuit over marketing claims - report 1 October 2014

Templeton Rye Spirits looks set to join the list of US beverage companies hit by class action lawsuits over allegedly misleading marketing claims, according to reports.

Proximo Spirits takes Tincup American Whiskey to UK 1 October 2014

Proximo Spirits has expanded the launch of its Tincup American Whiskey brand to the UK.

Product Launch - Beam Suntory Inc's Laphroaig Brodir Port Wood 1 October 2014

Beam Suntory Inc has launched a double-matured expression of its Laphroaig Scotch brand exclusively into European Travel Retail.

The redesign covers all Miller Lite packagingMillerCoors takes Miller Lite back to 1975 with "classic" rebranding 1 October 2014

MillerCoors is to return all of its Miller Lite branding to the beer's original 1975 “classic” design.

Treasury Wine Estates unveils global Lindeman's redesign 1 October 2014

Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) is to roll out new logos and packaging for Lindeman’s wine.

Johnnie WalkerDiageo's Johnnie Walker hit as Asia-Pacific sees Travel Retail slump 30 September 2014

Diageo's Johnnie Walker brand was one of the main losers last year as global Travel Retail trends reversed in Asia-Pacific and volumes fell.

The pair sold a combined 424,140 sharesThe Coca-Cola Co execs recoup US$17.7m in share sale 30 September 2014

Two Coca-Cola Co executives have sold off stock worth US$17.7m this month.

Product Launch - Multiple Marketing's Sunmagic Cherry & Apple Juice Drink 30 September 2014

Multiple Marketing has launched a new flavour in its Sunmagic range.

The new vodka is the UV brandProduct Launch - Phillips Distilling Co's UV Salty Caramel Apple Vodka 30 September 2014

Phillips Distilling Co has launched the first seasonal extension to its UV Vodka range, UV Salty Caramel Apple.

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