| Mar 22, 2013
| 3:18 PM
The Anchorage neighborhood of Spenard could soon wake up to the smell of fresh bread again, after a Portland, Ore.-based firm announced plans to reopen the Sunrise Bakery Friday.
A press release from the Franz Bakery says the company placed a winning...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Dean Metropoulos may not be a household name, but the food industry veteran's reach extends from the pantry to the refrigerator to the freezer.
Metropoulos, who works with his sons Daren and Evan, has teamed up with longtime partner Apollo Global...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 3:14 PM
At last, Pennsylvania is starting to steal some of the thunder from New York City when it comes to culinary news.
This week's big story, of course, was a judge's trashing of New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's ban on Big Gulp, set to take effect Tuesday....
| Jun 6, 2013
| 1:59 PM
The Twinkie could soon be back on store shelves after a Kansas bakery reopened under new ownership.
Apollo Global Management, Hostess, City of Emporia officials and Gov. Sam Brownback held a ribbon cutting ceremony to reopen the Dolly Madison bakery...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 2:10 PM
A bankruptcy court has cleared the way for snack cake maker Hostess to sell its assets.
On Monday, the court agreed to proceed with auctions for several Hostess' brands, including Twinkies and Wonder Bread. Real estate and baking equipment is also...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 10:04 AM
The dismantling of Hostess Brands Inc. continued this week as bidders, including the owner of Pabst Brewing Co., emerged to buy the bankrupt company’s bread and cake brands.
C. Dean Metropoulos & Co., the private equity firm that owns the...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 12:49 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — The indestructible Twinkie appears to be one step closer to a comeback.
Hostess Brands is close to announcing that it has picked two investment firms — C. Dean Metropoulos & Co. and Apollo Global Management — as the...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 1:27 PM
Snack food lovers may have their Twinkie hunger soothed by this summer if Hostess Brands’ emergence from bankruptcy moves along, according to a Chicago Tribune story by Samantha Bomkamp. Until then, as a sidebar to the story notes, at least five...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 1:44 PM
(AP) - Hostess has picked a lead bidder for its famous Twinkies. The bankrupt company says it has selected a joint offer from two investment firms - C. Dean Metropoulos & Co. and Apollo Global Management LLC - as the lead bid for its Twinkies and other...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 10:54 AM
The frenzy Friday morning over National Donut Day left shops around the Southland stripped of the sweet treats.
“We were sold out by 8 a.m.,” said Yin Huynh, owner of K&K Donuts in Echo Park as she sold croissants and muffins to late-comers....
| Jan 12, 2013
| 10:27 AM
Hostess Brands Inc. agreed to sell many of its bread brands – including Wonder and Nature’s Pride – to rival bakery business Flowers Foods as the liquidating company prepares to shut itself down.
Flowers, which owns the Tastykake and...