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Sabine Crook

Sabine covers the markets for rapeseed/canola and sunflower seed for IEG Vu, as well as analysing company developments. She regularly reports from European grains and oilseeds events.

Having joined the The Public Ledger team in 2012, Sabine previously worked on various Informa food and drink titles, including a stint as editor of Chocolate & Confectionery International. She is a fluent German speaker.
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