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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

Sep 15 2017

Coffee consolidation percolates as hipsters drink up

LONDON/LOS ANGELES Nestle's high-priced purchase of a majority stake in California-based coffee bar chain Blue Bottle this week, highlights how big companies are seeking exposure to fast-growing premium brands driven by millenials.

Sep 14 2017

Nestle to brew high-end coffee with Blue Bottle buy

LONDON/LOS ANGELES Nestle has bought a majority stake in California-based Blue Bottle Coffee, marking a first step by the packaged coffee leader into the hipster world of speciality bars that serve high-end, single-origin and cold brewed coffees. | Video

Sep 07 2017

Nestle, Unilever think small in Big Food's sales quest

LONDON Nestle and Unilever both snapped up small, artisanal brands on Thursday, part of a drive by big food firms to boost slowing sales with products seen as ethical or healthy.

Sep 06 2017

Ackman's hedge fund to sell out of Nomad Foods after two-year run

BOSTON/LONDON Billionaire investor William Ackman has decided to exit his large stake in Nomad Foods, selling out of one of his handful of investments at a time he is waging a proxy fight to push for change at another portfolio company.

Aug 31 2017

Nestle to shut Swiss factory in cost-cutting push

ZURICH/LONDON Nestle plans to close a skin cream factory in Switzerland and shift production elsewhere in response to a slowdown in a business once seen as one of its rising stars.

Aug 31 2017

BAT restructures to help e-cigarettes go mainstream

British American Tobacco has reorganized its regional management structure to integrate its vaping products with its core business, in a push by the world’s biggest listed tobacco company to help cigarette alternatives go mainstream.

Aug 16 2017

Reckitt bets on 'smart' products to renew innovation mojo

SLOUGH, England Reckitt Benckiser is betting on connected consumer products as part of a push to show investors its innovative approach can still drive growth.

Aug 10 2017

Drinks bottler Coke HBC's shares soar after sales surprise

LONDON Soft drink bottler Coca-Cola HBC reported higher-than-expected first-half sales on Thursday, helped by price increases, sending its shares up more than 8 percent to all-time highs.

Aug 10 2017

Henkel counts on new products to tackle weak sales growth

LONDON/FRANKFURT Consumer goods group Henkel plans to roll out new beauty products in major markets France and Italy to bolster business after its second quarter growth in organic sales was the weakest in eight years.

Aug 09 2017

AB InBev, Efes to merge Russian operations as sales slide

LONDON Brewers Anheuser-Busch InBev and Anadolu Efes have agreed to merge their operations in Russia and Ukraine in an attempt to strengthen their position in a declining market.

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