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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

Clark said there are limited synergies between beer and soft drinksjust On Call - Beer, soft drinks to stay separate - SABMiller CEO 27 November 2014

SABMiller's CEO has said the company will continue to operate soft drinks separate to beer, despite its new tie-up with The Coca-Cola Co.

Hayman Distillers fears cask-aged gin threat as 1850 renamed 27 November 2014

Hayman Distillers has relaunched its cask-aged 1850 gin under a new name as it tries to distance itself from recent trends in the aged-gin category.

Remy CointreauRemy Cointreau stems H1 profits fall 27 November 2014

Remy Cointreau has slowed falling profits in its fiscal first half, but has warned that Cognac trends in China continue to damage performance.

Altia said "made in Finland" is a mark of qualityAltia Corp lines up Russia launch for Koskenkorva vodka 27 November 2014

Finland's Altia Corp is to launch its Koskenkorva vodka brand in Russia ahead of the holiday season.

Jewell begins her new job in FebruaryWine Australia poaches Tesco wine exec to head UK & Europe 27 November 2014

Wine Australia has appointed Tesco's wine development manger to lead its UK & Europe office.

Maison Sichel turns to Amazon for UK off-trade boost 27 November 2014

Maison Sichel is to sell its core brand Sirius Red in the UK through Amazon.

The new product will be launched in SpringProduct Launch - Britvic's J20 Spritz 27 November 2014

Britvic is to launch a lightly carbonated J20 extension as it looks to turnaround performance of the brand.

Britvic is to release new Robinsons flavoursjust On Call - Britvic CEO heralds 2015 as "year of innovation" 26 November 2014

Britvic's CEO has said that the company's Robinsons brand will be a “big focus” for next year as it ramps up innovations across a number of products.

Britvic released its full-year results earlier todayFocus - Britvic's FY Performance by Region 26 November 2014

Earlier today, Britvic posted a rise in sales and profits in its full-year results. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance by region.

Britvic targets alcohol market with syrup mixers 26 November 2014

Britvic is to launch a range of mixers for alcohol as it looks to expand diluting opportunities beyond water.

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