| 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....
| Nov 29, 2012
| 9:35 AM
Hostess Brands Inc., in the midst of winding down its business, is hoping Thursday that a federal bankruptcy judge approves up to $1.75 million in bonuses for its executives.
The money is intended as an incentive for 19 top-level managers to stay on...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 1:48 PM
Hostess Brands Inc. will start selling off the rights to Twinkies, Ding Dongs and other baked brands after a federal bankruptcy judge on Wednesday approved its plan for an “orderly wind-down.”
The company will also start shrinking its...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 4:20 PM
Looks like it’ll be a bake sale after all. Hostess Brands Inc. said Tuesday afternoon that mediation efforts with the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco and Grain Millers Union were about as successful as a Twinkie without the cream filling.
| Nov 19, 2012
| 1:25 PM
There may be hope for Twinkies after all: Hostess Brands Inc. and its striking union agreed to a mediation that will forestall the company’s planned liquidation for the time being.
At a bankruptcy court hearing Monday in New York, 82-year-old...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 5:38 PM
Twinkies, reintroduced with a longer shelf life, are hitting Walmart's shelves ahead of schedule. The Hostess snack cakes, which will be available widely Monday, were spotted at stores in Florida and elsewhere as early as today.
Calls to Southern...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 2:57 PM
Twinkies are slimming down, just in time for their close-up.
As Twinkies show up on store shelves nationwide again, consumers may notice something different -- and not just the packaging touting the "sweetest comeback." The new line of Twinkies will...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 1:06 PM
By now all of the Twinkies, Ho Hos and other Hostess baked goods have been stripped from grocery store shelves — and countless tributes paid via Tweets, blogs and Facebook posts.
After more than 80 years in business, Hostess declared it was...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 3:42 PM
The shelves at the Wonder Hostess Bakery Thrift Shop in Glendale Friday were bare 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...
| Nov 17, 2012
| 8:43 AM
There was a sense of mourning Friday at the Wonder Hostess Bakery Thrift Shop in Glendale as both workers and customers came to terms with the end of the company and its famous snacks. Glendale resident Charlie Ruiz, 63, walked......
| Nov 20, 2012
| 4:45 PM
My kids have never had a Twinkie. This is a fact that neither I nor they, nor even my husband who has a certain love for packaged cake products, realized or cared about — until last week's announcement that Hostess was shutting down. Then, as...