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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

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PepsiCo puts fizz into healthy drinks with $3.2 billion SodaStream deal

JERUSALEM/LONDON PepsiCo will buy carbonated drink-machine maker SodaStream for $3.2 billion as it battles Coca-Cola for an edge in the health-conscious beverage market.

Aug 09 2018

Hungry for growth, food makers seek new flavor of CEO

LONDON/CHICAGO PepsiCo Inc's incoming chief executive Ramon Laguarta is the latest of a new generation of leaders tasked with reigniting growth at the world's best-known food and drink brands as they fight back against media-savvy independent rivals.

Jul 31 2018

Pulp problems: Why shoppers may pay more for tissues, toilet paper

CHICAGO/LONDON With toilet roll and tissues swept up in an escalating international trade row, it's not just Procter & Gamble's Charmin that's going to get the squeeze.

Jul 31 2018

Ferrari bets on tobacco veteran in post-Marchionne era

MILAN/LONDON Ferrari's new boss Louis Camilleri has big shoes to fill but the tobacco industry veteran may have just what is needed to steer the luxury sportscar maker through its next lap, analysts and industry insiders said.

Jul 30 2018

Ferrari bets on tobacco veteran in post-Marchionne era

MILAN/LONDON Ferrari's new boss Louis Camilleri has big shoes to fill but the tobacco industry veteran may have just what is needed to steer the luxury sportscar maker through its next lap, analysts and industry insiders said.

Jul 26 2018

Diageo announces buyback as sales perk up on pink gin

LONDON Britain's Diageo , the world's largest spirits company, announced a 2 billion pound ($2.6 billion) share buyback program on Thursday and better-than-expected full-year sales growth, helped by a gin boom in Western Europe.

Jul 26 2018

BAT to launch heated tobacco in U.S., shares jump

LONDON British American Tobacco on Thursday said it would test launch its Eclipse tobacco heating product in the United States within the next 12 months, giving it a head start in a highly competitive market.

Jul 19 2018

Kimberly-Clark weighs sale of European tissues business: sources

Kimberly-Clark Corp is exploring a sale of its European tissue business, as it tries to slash costs and combat slowing sales by exiting less profitable areas, according to people familiar with the matter.

Jul 19 2018

Unilever forecasts improved sales as it reforms structure

LONDON Unilever expects sales growth to accelerate in the second half of the year, as it pushes through price rises to offset higher commodity costs and works to collapse its dual-headed structure.

Jul 18 2018

Premier Foods CEO wins more time for turnaround

LONDON Premier Foods' CEO survived a shareholder revolt to oust him on Wednesday, giving him more time to try turning around the ailing British food maker with steps such as divestments.

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