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Hostess Brands, Inc.

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  • Hostess May File Bankruptcy

    Hostess May File Bankruptcy
    Times are tough for the maker of Twinkies. Hostess Brands may file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy this week, according to the Wall Street Journal. The Journal cites high labor and ingredient costs as the main forces pushing the company toward bankruptcy....
  • The Twinkie Offense: On the Death of an Iconic Snack Cake Brand

    The Twinkie Offense: On the Death of an Iconic Snack Cake Brand
    Union thugs have apparently killed the Twinkie. Last month, Hostess Brands, the makers of Twinkies, Ding Dongs, Ho Hos, Sno Balls, Devil Dogs, Zingers and other varieties of diabetes in a box, announced its closure. In a statement, Hostess said a two-...
  • Wal-Mart, Kroger said to be bidding for Twinkies maker Hostess

    Wal-Mart, Kroger said to be bidding for Twinkies maker Hostess
    Wal-Mart Stores Inc., Ralph’s owner Kroger Co. and Sara Lee parent Grupo Bimbo are all said to be in the running to buy up assets from liquidating Twinkies maker Hostess, according to a report this week. The companies, along with Midwest baked...
  • Hostess to close shop locally, lay off 25

    Hostess Brands Inc. may be known for sweet treats such as Twinkies and Ding Dongs, but its bankruptcy restructuring plans are serving up a sour deal for local workers. The company plans to close its operations on 6325 San Fernando Road, laying off 25...
  • Sweet nostalgia

    Sweet nostalgia
    The cupcake was once all innocence: a stub of cake, a swirl of frosting. On a dressy day, adorned with a sprinkle. It worked the birthday-party circuit for the under-6 crowd. It didn't mind. It was the sidekick, junior, the kid in the pastel pan liner....
  • Twinkies maker Hostess may liquidate after labor strikes

    Twinkies maker Hostess may liquidate after labor strikes
    Bankrupt Twinkies maker Hostess Brands Inc. has some hard choices to make after spending the weekend dealing with worker strikes. On Friday, Hostess-employed members of the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union...
  • Might be time to stockpile Twinkies and Ding-Dongs

    Might be time to stockpile Twinkies and Ding-Dongs
    Could it be twilight for Twinkies? Say it ain't so! Hostess told picketing employees to get back to work by 5 o'clock Thursday afternoon. It said, if they didn't, it would have to liquidate the company. That deadline came and went. Still no word on...
  • Hostess, maker of Twinkies, to go out of business; strike cited

    Hostess, maker of Twinkies, to go out of business; strike cited
    NEW YORK -- Twinkies may last forever, but the same can’t be said for the company that makes the cream-filled sponge cake. Hostess Brands Inc., the company that makes Twinkies and Wonder Bread, has asked a judge for permission to go out of...
  • Hostess is Shutting Down Its Operations Because of a Union Strike

    Hostess is Shutting Down Its Operations Because of a Union Strike
    Hostess, the company that makes Twinkies, Devil Dogs, Wonderbread, and a bunch of other stuff that is terrible for you, has filed for bankruptcy. The company will close its operations, shut down hundreds of locations worldwide and put 18,500 people out of...
  • With Hostess crumbling, books to turn to

    With Hostess crumbling, books to turn to
    Every junk food junkie in America is watching closely as Hostess Brands -- locked in a dispute with striking workers -- threatens to go out of business. I was never a big fan of Twinkies, but I've eaten more than my share of Hostess Cupcakes -- topped...
  • Orioles prospect Kevin Gausman receives bad news -- about doughnuts

    Orioles prospect Kevin Gausman receives bad news -- about doughnuts
    Count Orioles first-round draft pick Kevin Gausman among those devastated by the news that snack food company Hostess is closing its doors. Other than his promise as a future front-line, right-handed starter, Gausman -- the fourth overall pick in June's...