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Andy Morton

Andy MortonBiography

just-drinks deputy editor 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 set to buy Chi outrightCoca-Cola on-track to buy Nigerian dairy firm Chi outright 21 September 2018

The Coca-Cola Co. has confirmed it is set to complete a 100% takeover of Nigerian dairy and soft drinks business Chi within the next six months.

Dairy substitutes also included in new targetsUK dairy-drink makers face sugar-reduction target 22 May 2018

UK government advisory body Public Health England has issued new guidelines urging manufacturers of dairy drinks and juices to cut the levels of sugar in their products.

Ocean Spray looking for new CEOOcean Spray Cranberries CEO Randy Papadellis to leave 19 February 2018

Randy Papadellis, the president and CEO of Ocean Spray Cranberries, has announced his departure from the US-based food and beverage group.

Trump, Brexit puts global M&A in freefall - study 7 July 2017

Political upheaval around the world, including Brexit and the rise of Donald Trump, have pushed mergers and acquisitions in the FMCG area to their lowest levels for five years, a new report has said.

Nooyi was today named as advisor to President-elect TrumpPepsiCo's Indra Nooyi named Donald Trump advisor 14 December 2016

PepsiCo chairman and CEO Indra Nooyi is to join an advisory panel for Donald Trump just weeks after she unwittingly sparked a social media storm over the US President-elect.

The juice balls burst in the mouth when chewed, SIG saidYili Industrial Group launches yogurt drink filled with juice balls 31 August 2016

Chinese dairy giant Yili Industrial Group has launched a yogurt drink in its domestic market containing juice balls that burst in the mouth.

PepsiCo said it would launch Healthy lines feature in PepsiCo's new "smart" vending machine 14 December 2015

PepsiCo has launched a vending machine in the US that gives consumers detailed nutritional information on each product.

PepsiCo trims staff amid marketing cuts talk 19 November 2015

PepsiCo has confirmed job cuts after reports it had closed its department for global marketing procurement.

Fairlife, backed by Coca-Cola, set for nationwide launchCoca-Cola eyes long-term rewards with dairy push 25 November 2014

Coca-Cola Co. has said the dairy category can "rain money" as the company revealed its upcoming Fairlife Ultra-Filtered Milk will sell for twice the price of regular milk.

Suntory is speculated to have appointed a new CEOJAPAN: Suntory silent on new CEO reports 24 June 2014

Suntory Holdings has yet to officially confirm reports it has appointed a new chief executive.

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