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Lorena Ruibal

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Lorena Ruibal joined Foodnews as a market reporter in February 2015. She specialises in the global trade of canned foods, including vegetables, fruits, fish and meat.

She started her career in journalism as a TV and radio reporter at her home country’s public service broadcaster, after graduating with a BA in Journalism with specialisations in broadcast and digital journalism. She later embarked on the Erasmus Mundus Master programme in Journalism, Media and Globalisation which took her to different universities in Denmark, Chile and the UK, where she continued her passion for discovering and telling stories on international affairs and economics for different digital platforms.

Her journey so far has concluded in London, where she specialised in Business and Financial Journalism (MA) at City University London and worked as a business journalist on a B2B magazine before joining Informa.

Lorena is an avid reader who always sneaks a peek at the ending before continuing reading. She is also a tireless traveller with an insatiable desire for learning and a constant longing for the Galician seaside.
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