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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.

After four years in Chengdu, China, Andy returned to the UK and joined just-drinks in 2012. Three years later, he was promoted to news & insights editor, before becoming deputy editor in May 2019.

Articles by Andy Morton

David Forde has enjoyed two stints at the helm of Heineken UKHeineken UK's David Forde named next C&C Group CEO 9 July 2020

C&C Group has appointed Heineken UK head David Forde as its new CEO.

Brockmans said the plastic glasses will be welcomed by the UK on-premiseBrockmans Gin offers unbreakable G&T glassware to reopened UK bars 9 July 2020

Gin producer Brockmans is handing out unbreakable branded glassware to the UK on-premise to help bars and restaurants safeguard at-risk profit margins.

Cocktail Courier's 1.75-litre Party Can retails for US$29.99Cocktail Courier unveils 12-serve margarita 'Party Can' 9 July 2020

A US cocktail delivery service has launched a resealable 'Party Can' that contains 12 RTD cocktail serves.

LifeFuels' smart bottle connects to an app to track nutrition and hydration goalsLifeFuels releases flavour pods for Smart Nutrition Bottle 9 July 2020

LifeFuels, a US company that makes a battery-powered 'smart' bottle that tracks consumption, has launched a range of new flavour pods.

Avaline 'clean' wine from Cameron Diaz is free of added sugar and concentratesAvaline 'clean' wine from Cameron Diaz - Product Launch 9 July 2020

Actor Cameron Diaz has launched "clean" wine brand Avaline.

On 4 July, consumers prefered alcoholic sparkling water to light lager, according to DrizlyUS hard seltzer sales trump light lager on 4 July - Drizly data 8 July 2020

Hard seltzer brands overtook traditional US beer big hitters such as Bud Light and Coors Light as the top sellers on drinks delivery platform Drizly during last week's Independence Day celebrations.

The bottles have the Evian brand name moulded on to the sideDanone unveils label-free Evian bottle in recycling drive 8 July 2020

Danone has launched a label-less Evian bottle that the group says will help streamline recycling efforts.

Pepsi Pineapple replaces Pepsi Lime in US retailPepsiCo adds Pepsi Pineapple to US flavours range 8 July 2020

PepsiCo has launched a pineapple-flavoured Pepsi as the company continues to try out new flavours from its flagship soft drinks brand.

Villa Maria said the activation will bring the BAFTA atmosphere to the winning consumer's homeVilla Maria offers back garden BAFTA viewing in prize draw 8 July 2020

New Zealand winery Villa Maria has launched a UK prize draw activation, offering one consumer a UK awards ceremony in their own home.

Pure Lite has half the calories of regular vodka, according to owner WM SpiritsWM Spirits' Pure Lite 20%-abv vodka - Product Launch 8 July 2020

WM Spirits has launched a lower-alcohol vodka under its Pure brand.

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