Diageo is putting several of its US-focused spirits brands up for sale as it shifts attention to its premium labels, according to media reports. Read more
Kroger has acquired US meal kit company Home Chef for an initial price of $200m as it aims to “significantly accelerate availability of meal kits”. Read more
US snack brand Seva Foods has launched what it describes as the world’s first plant-based, freeze-dried ice cream. Read more
JAB-owned Keurig Green Mountain will invest $350m to build a roasting and packaging facility in South Carolina, creating 500 new jobs. Read more
Rebbl, a US creator of coconut milk-based herb drinks, has secured $20 million in funding led by Cavu Venture Partners. Read more
Diageo has expanded its vodka portfolio with the launch of American Anthem, a brand which will give back to the US's military through two charitable partnerships. Read more
US-based vegan chocolate maker Hu Products has closed a Series A funding round led by a minority investment from consumer products incubator Sonoma Brands. Read more
US-based food conveying businesses Kofab and Meyer Industries have merged to create a new company – called Precision Food Innovations. Read more
Packaging company Sonoco has invested in US-based robotics firm Harvest CROO Robotics as it aims to increase harvesting efficiency and expand into fresh food packaging. Read more
A California judge has ruled that coffee makers must provide cancer warnings on coffee sold in the state. Read more
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