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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

Brown-Forman released its YTD results todayjust On Call - Brown-Forman CFO sees the positives in Russia 4 March 2015

The CFO of Brown-Forman has offered hope to Russia's alcohol market, claiming that the company is "doing pretty well" in the challenging country.

Tennessee Honey increased its global salesFocus - Brown-Forman's YTD Performance by Region, Brand 4 March 2015

Today, Brown-Forman posted its YTD and Q3 results. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance by region and brand in the nine months to the end of January.

Brown-Forman found growth in its Jack DanielBrown-Forman's YTD sales, profits climb on Jack Daniel's growth 4 March 2015

Brown-Forman has posted a steady increase in YTD sales and profits as the Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey portfolio continued to grow.

Tennessee Fire was first launched in April last yearBrown-Forman rolls out Jack Daniel's Tennessee Fire across US 4 March 2015

Jack Daniel's Tennessee Fire is set to go nation-wide in the US.

Diageo bought the brewery in 2012Diageo unveils US$119m upgrade at Ethiopia's Meta Abo brewery 4 March 2015

Diageo has officially opened a new US$119m bottling line at its Meta Abo brewery in Ethiopia.

Beckham is entertaining guests inside the Wellington ArchComment - Beckham, Diageo and the Allure of the Luxury Pop-Up 3 March 2015

On Sunday night, ex-footballer and modern-day whisky impresario David Beckham held a party in central London.

Monster and Coca-Cola are waiting to sign off on their partnershipAnalysis - Monster Beverage Corp ready to storm global stage 3 March 2015

A central tenet of the Coca-Cola Co's forthcoming minority stake in Monster Beverage Corp is the certainty that the partnership will boost the energy drinks firm's international footprint.

Lafragette & Legier owns the Alizé range of fruit liqueur spiritsQuintessential Brands takes control of Lafragette & Legier 3 March 2015

Quintessential Brands has paid a “multi-million” euro sum for French fruit liqueur and Cognac maker Lafragette & Legier (L&L).

Product Launch - MillerCoors' Redd's Green Apple, Redd's Wicked Mango 3 March 2015

MillerCoors has unveiled two new flavours its Redd's ale range, via its Redd's Brewing Co division.

Product Launch - Phillips Distilling Co's UV Ruby Red Grapefruit 3 March 2015

Phillips Distilling Co has added a new flavour to its UV Vodka range, Ruby Red Grapefruit.

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