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Adam Sharpe


Adam Sharpe is the Publishing Director for IEG Vu and IEG Policy.

He joined Informa in 2007 and was previously Editor of Agra Europe (now part of IEG Policy) as well as Deputy Editor of Foodnews and Senior Reporter for The Public Ledger – both of which are now part of IEG Vu.

Adam specializes in a range of topics in the agribusiness sphere including trade, policy and legislation, and the impact of Brexit on the UK and EU farming sectors.

Before he became a journalist, Adam worked in the marketing sector for a number of leading UK and multinational companies. He has a BA (Hons) degree in management from the University of Brighton.

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Food & Ag Policy Briefing: Wojciechowski wins over MEPs, US tariff fall out, JBS under the spotlight

A much-improved performance by Janusz Wojciechowski saw Poland’s EU agriculture Commissioner-designate convince members of the European Parliament’s AGRI committee that he is the right person for the job, following a second hearing last week.

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Food & Ag Policy Briefing: US-EU trade tensions rise, Wojciechowski fluffs his lines, Bayer admits glyphosate ‘low point’

Following a decision by an independent World Trade Organization (WTO) arbitrator that the United States can impose retaliatory measures worth $7.5 billion over subsidies provided by the EU to Airbus, the US Trade Representative (USTR) will hit selected European food products with a 25% import duty from October 18.

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US-EU trade dispute set to escalate after WTO arbitrator decision

The United States Trade Representative (USTR) looks set to move forward with plans to impose higher import duties on EU food and drink products after a World Trade Organization (WTO) arbitrator set the value of retaliatory actions it can take in the dispute with the EU over subsidies provided to Airbus.

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Get ready for Anuga 2019 with IEG Vu’s preview supplement

Anuga, the world’s largest trade fair for food and beverages, starts this weekend (October 5-9) in Cologne, Germany and IEG Vu has the perfect primer to get you up to speed with what is happening this year.

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Food & Ag Policy Briefing: Pressure builds on FDA over CBD, US-Japan trade deal, CAP transition

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is coming under increasing pressure to be more proactive in establishing a clear regulatory framework for cannabidiol (CBD) foods and supplements – but law makers and industry stake holders appear divided on the next steps.

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