Impossible Foods named Noel Clarke SVP of International

Impossible Foods names Noel Clarke SVP of International

Former Unilever executive to grow business abroad as Impossible penetrates key global markets

Impossible Foods named Noel Clarke SVP of International. Clarke will lead the company’s international strategy, along with the sales team, to grow business across its markets outside the United States. He comes to Impossible Foods from Unilever, having worked there for more than one decade.

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The Small Business Administration (SBA) released $83M in pending unobligated Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) grant amounts today

SBA releases last of RRF grant amounts to next-in-line applicants

Restaurant operators pending in queue to receive $83M in funds week of November 27

The Small Business Administration (SBA) released $83M in pending unobligated Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) grant amounts today, according to the National Restaurant Association. The released funds went to 169 restaurant operators that had submitted applications that were pending.

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Tim Hortons added Peppermint Mocha Latte and a Peppermint Mocha Cream Cold Brew, holiday drinks

Tim Hortons adds Peppermint Mocha Latte, holiday drinks menu

Peppermint Mocha Cream Cold Brew, Peppermint Hot Chocolate, Peppermint Mocha Iced Capp, Holiday Tree Donut also rolled out

Tim Hortons added a Peppermint Mocha Latte and a Peppermint Mocha Cream Cold Brew as part of its release of holiday beverages. The seasonal drinks also include the Peppermint Hot Chocolate and Peppermint Mocha Iced Capp. Holiday-theme cups and donut boxes also rolled out.

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Focus Brands named Brendan Berg SVP of operations for the restaurant category

Focus Brands names former Church’s Chicken exec SVP of OPS, restaurant category

Brendan Berg to lead umbrella OPS group team, supporting Auntie Anne’s, Carvel, Cinnabon, Jamba, McAlister’s Deli, Moe’s Southwest Grill, Schlotzky’s

Focus Brands named Brendan Berg SVP of operations for the restaurant category. The 40-year industry veteran comes to the franchisor of Auntie Anne’s, Jamba, Moe’s Southwest Grill, among other quick-serve chains, from Church’s Chicken. Berg has had the experience of working his way up from team member to executive leadership ranks.

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Wendy’s rolls out Italian Mozzarella Sandwiches, Garlic Fries

Mozzarella Chicken Sandwich, Mozzarella Cheeseburger added to Wendy’s Made to Cave lineup

Wendy’s launched Italian Mozzarella Sandwiches and Garlic Fries. The Mozzarella Chicken Sandwich and Mozzarella Cheeseburger make up the new, limited-time lineup. In addition, Wendy’s added the Italian Mozzarella Sandwiches to the QSR burger chain’s Made to Crave line.

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Brix Holdings named Sherif Mityas chief executive officer and Dawn Petite, brand president for Friendly’s

Brix names Sherif Mityas CEO, Dawn Petite, Friendly’s president

New company chief to oversee Red Mango, Orange Leaf, Smoothie Factory, Friendly’s

Brix Holdings named Sherif Mityas chief executive officer and Dawn Petite, brand president for Friendly’s Restaurant Group. Mityas will now take charge of the restaurant brands of Brix Holdings and Amici Partners. He will oversee Friendly’s, Red Mango, Orange Leaf, Smoothie Factory, SouperSalad and Humble Donuts.

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