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Hostess Brands, Inc.

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  • PBR parent a lead bidder for Twinkies, other Hostess cake brands

    PBR parent a lead bidder for Twinkies, other Hostess cake brands
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • More than 138 Hostess workers to be laid off in Atwater, Glendale

    More than 138 Hostess workers to be laid off in Atwater, Glendale
    The shelves at the Wonder Hostess Bakery Thrift Shop in Glendale Friday were sparse as customers made runs on Twinkies, Ho Hos and Ding Dongs after the iconic snack food company asked a judge for permission to go out of business and lay off 18,500 workers...
  • Hostess shutdown prompts snack cake buying binge

    Hostess shutdown prompts snack cake buying binge
    Soon after hearing that Hostess Brands Inc. was shutting down for good, Lisa Renee Clark wasted no time dashing out to the Wonder Hostess Bakery Thriftshop in Glen Burnie. But by midday Friday, she was almost too late. The Twinkies had sold out. Supplies...
  • Union sympathizers slam Hostess over shutdown [Google+ Hangout]

    Union sympathizers slam Hostess over shutdown [Google+ Hangout]
    The Hostess Brands Inc. shutdown is still leaving consumers reeling as they ponder a potential future without Twinkies, Ding Dongs and Ho Hos. The 82-year-old company is blaming its closure -- which will affect 565 distribution centers, 33 bakeries...
  • Hostess options: Sell to Mexico's Bimbo? Nationalize the Twinkie?

    Hostess options: Sell to Mexico's Bimbo? Nationalize the Twinkie?
    Ding Dong despair manifested itself in a myriad of ways over the weekend as Americans came to realize that Hostess Brands Inc. as they know it is likely no more. A petition went up online asking President Obama to nationalize the Twinkie industry and...