US-based ingredient start-up ReGrained has received $2.5m in a funding round led by Griffith Foods. Read more
Ortek Therapeutics has created an enamel-protecting candy called BasicBites, which uses prebiotic technology to protect teeth. Read more
Country Archer Jerky has received $10m in funding from Monogram Capital Mirrors, as the company aims to expand production of its natural jerky products. Read more
Inspire Brands, the holding company of Arby’s and Buffalo Wild Wings, is acquiring US burger chain Sonic Corp in a $2.3bn deal. Read more
Grubhub has agreed to acquire Tapingo, a mobile ordering platform which allows college students to order food in advance from their campuses, for $150m. Read more
Bühler has developed a cloud-based service, which it says drives improvements in yield and environmental performance in thermal processing. Read more
Arca Continental subsidiary Coca-Cola Southwest Beverages has held a ground-breaking ceremony for its new $250m production facility in Houston. Read more
Hormel-owned Skippy has expanded its range of peanut butter snacks by introducing a new line of mini peanut butter and jelly snack bites. Read more
Emmi Roth, a US-based subsidiary of Swiss dairy cooperative Emmi, has completed a solar panel installation at its Platteville, Wisconsin, plant. Read more
US-based food and beverage distribution firm Pacific Venture Group has agreed to acquire Convenient Wholesalers of America for an undisclosed sum. Read more
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