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Lisa Baertlein

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

Dec 06 2017

China's budding coffee culture propels Starbucks, attracts rivals

SHANGHAI/LOS ANGELES In Wu Qiong's small cafe in downtown Shanghai, coffee beans nestle in glass jars on the bar while various brews bubble away behind the counter. | Video

Dec 06 2017

China's budding coffee culture propels Starbucks, attracts rivals

SHANGHAI/LOS ANGELES In Wu Qiong's small cafe in downtown Shanghai, coffee beans nestle in glass jars on the bar while various brews bubble away behind the counter. | Video

Dec 05 2017

Pizza Hut delivery in Phoenix: 'Would you like beer with that?'

LOS ANGELES Pizza Hut on Tuesday began offering beer delivery in a downtown Phoenix restaurant as part of a larger test aimed at setting the chain apart from stronger rivals such as Domino's Pizza Inc.

Dec 05 2017

Kaffee-Boom in China - Chance für Starbucks & Co

Shanghai/Los Angeles - In der Tee-Nation China wird Kaffee immer beliebter.

Dec 04 2017

McDonald's new 'dollar' menu to intensify price war in 2018

McDonald's Corp said on Monday it would introduce new menus with $1, $2 and $3 items in early January as restaurants battle to win U.S. customers who have come to expect deals on fast food.

Dec 04 2017

McDonald's new "dollar" menu to intensify 2018 price war

Dec 4 McDonald's Corp said on Monday it will introduce new menus with $1, $2 and $3 items in early January as restaurants battle to win U.S. customers who have come to expect deals on food.

Nov 30 2017

Kroger profit improves amid Amazon threat, shares pop

Kroger Co issued an upbeat holiday forecast and better-than-expected quarterly results, helped by aggressive discounts that lured more shoppers to its supermarkets, and shares soared as much as 13.6 percent. | Video

Nov 29 2017

Chipotle founder out as CEO as investor patience expires

Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc is searching for a turnaround expert to replace founder and Chief Executive Steve Ells, who said on Wednesday he would step aside after failing for two years to rescue the burrito chain's sales and reputation from a string of food safety lapses.

Nov 15 2017

Investor group warns U.S. farm antibiotic policy lagging

LOS ANGELES The United States is falling behind Europe in the fight to curb the overuse and misuse of antibiotics in meat production and experts are warning of the possibility of dangerous drug-resistant "superbug" infections as a result, according to a new report on Tuesday.

Nov 11 2017

As Trump targets immigrants, U.S. farm sector looks to automate

LOS ANGELES Convincing big U.S. dairy owners to buy robots to milk their cows - and reduce the farmhands they employ - used to be a tough sell for Steve Fried. Recently, his job has gotten easier, he says, in part because of President Donald Trump.

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