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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

Jul 05 2017

Chr. Hansen sees strong demand for probiotics to replace antibiotics in meat

COPENHAGEN Food ingredients maker Chr. Hansen is seeing strong demand for probiotics for animals as farmers and restaurant chains come under growing pressure to use fewer antibiotics in the food chain, its chief executive said.

Jun 27 2017

Wind power's big bet: turbines taller than skyscrapers

COPENHAGEN/FRANKFURT Wind farm operators are betting on a new generation of colossal turbines, which will dwarf many skyscrapers, as they seek to remain profitable after European countries phase out subsidies that have defined the green industry since the 1990s.

Jun 19 2017

Silicon Valley giants outrank many nations, says first 'techplomat'

COPENHAGEN The top firms in California's Silicon Valley carry more weight on the global stage than many countries, which makes building diplomatic relations with them increasingly important, the world's first national technology ambassador said.

Jun 08 2017

Lack of power lines delays sub-Saharan Africa's biggest wind farm

COPENHAGEN The biggest wind farm in sub-Saharan Africa is ready for launch but will remain idle until next year as Kenya's government has not yet installed the transmission lines needed to get the clean power to customers, the provider of the turbines said.

Jun 02 2017

Vestas expects major wind investments despite U.S. climate deal exit

COPENHAGEN Wind energy will still attract major investment in the United States and around the world despite President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the global climate accord, top wind turbine maker Vestas predicted on Friday.

Jun 01 2017

EU not looking to sanctions if U.S. quits climate deal - Canete

COPENHAGEN The European Union is not considering imposing trade sanctions on the United States if President Donald Trump quits a global pact to fight climate change, EU Climate and Energy Commissioner Miguel Arias Canete said on Thursday.

Jun 01 2017

EU not looking to sanctions if U.S. quits climate deal: Canete

COPENHAGEN The European Union is not considering imposing trade sanctions on the United States if President Donald Trump quits a global pact to fight climate change, EU Climate and Energy Commissioner Miguel Arias Canete said on Thursday.

May 11 2017

Maersk sees shipping recovery on horizon as profit tops forecast

COPENHAGEN A.P. Moller-Maersk beat first-quarter net profit forecasts on Thursday, boosted by the energy business it plans to spin off, but also reported signs of improvement at its long-suffering container shipping business.

May 04 2017

Carlsberg beats sales forecasts as drinkers go more upmarket

COPENHAGEN Carlsberg stuck to its 2017 profit forecast on Thursday as the Danish brewer reported a 5 percent rise in first quarter sales, with lower overall volumes offset by an improved price mix as drinkers opted for pricier beers.

May 03 2017

Danish drugmaker Novo Nordisk nudges up forecasts after first-quarter result

COPENHAGEN Shares in Novo Nordisk , the world's biggest maker of diabetes drugs, surged on Wednesday as the Danish firm beat operating profit forecasts for the first quarter and nudged up its full-year target.

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