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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

Jun 18 2018

Unilever takes stand against digital media's fake followers

(This version of the story has been refiled to add dropped letter in name in paragraph 10)

Jun 14 2018

Unilever signals likely FTSE exit as Brazil strike hits sales

LONDON Unilever is "extremely unlikely" to stay in Britain's FTSE 100 blue chip share index after the consumer products company moves its headquarters to the Netherlands.

Jun 11 2018

Mars Petcare to buy European vet business AniCura

LONDON Mars Petcare is to buy European animal hospital operator AniCura, its second such deal this month, as the world's largest pet food maker expands its veterinary business amid a boom in pet-related spending.

Jun 08 2018

New tariffs risk turning U.S. whiskey sour

American craft distiller Adam Spiegel is bracing for a double shot of pain.

May 30 2018

Aperitif, anyone? Spirits firms chase cocktail for growth

MILAN/LONDON Drinks companies are converging on an unusual cocktail recipe: less alcohol. | Video

May 25 2018

Nestle, under pressure, combines key R&D units

LONDON Food giant Nestle plans to combine its scientific research operations into a single unit in an attempt to speed up development of new products at a time when competition from smaller rivals is intensifying.

May 24 2018

Tate & Lyle sweetens profit jump with growth plans

LONDON British food ingredients company Tate & Lyle is stepping up efforts to accelerate profit growth, its new CEO said on Thursday after reporting a 13 percent jump in adjusted full-year earnings, sending its shares up by 7 percent.

May 24 2018

Nestle streamlines R&D to speed up product innovation

LONDON Food giant Nestle plans to combine its scientific research operations into a single unit in an attempt to speed up development of new products at a time when competition from smaller rivals is intensifying.

May 22 2018

Beer maker AB InBev pumps up the volume in Africa

By Tiisetso Motsoeneng, Philip Blenkinsop and Martinne Geller

May 09 2018

Starbucks deal gives Nestle more punch in fight with JAB

LONDON/ZURICH/LOS ANGELES Nestle's $7 billion licensing deal for Starbucks' retail business gives it a much-needed boost in its battle against JAB, the privately owned investment firm stirring up the coffee industry with a string of deals. JAB, the family office of Europe's billionaire Reimann clan, has built up the world's second-largest coffee business over the past five years.

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