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Hostess Brands, Inc.

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  • Judge approves Hostess liquidation, 15,000 immediate layoffs

    Judge approves Hostess liquidation, 15,000 immediate layoffs
    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...
  • Daum: Hostess is the Republican Party

    Daum: Hostess is the Republican Party
    Wednesday, just two weeks after the election all but declared an end to white male dominance, yet another nail was driven into the wood-paneled coffin of old-fashioned America. Hostess Brands, maker of Twinkies and Wonder Bread, announced that even...
  • Hostess approved for liquidation, fate of local facilities all but certain

    Hostess approved for liquidation, fate of local facilities all but certain
    More than 138 jobs at Hostess facilities in Atwater and Glendale appear headed for the chopping block — this time for good after a federal bankruptcy judge on Wednesday approved the company’s plan for an “orderly wind-down.” A...
  • Unions, Boomers Digesting Twinkies' Lesson

    "All Gods were immortal." — Stanislaw Lec And also brands, the gods of the marketplace. Earthquakes may strike, dynasties may fall and locusts may devour the crops, but Oldsmobile and Pan Am are forever. Never mind. But about the death of...
  • Small Wonders: Ding-dong, the Ding Dong is dead

    Like a lot of people, I met the news of Hostess Brands closing with something between melancholic shock and shoulder-shrugging resignation. Never a huge fan of Twinkies, I was relieved that I finally got to eat a deep-fried one at the L.A. County Fair...
  • What Twinkies teach us about labor relations

    What Twinkies teach us about labor relations
    The Great American Twinkie Crisis illuminates what is wrong with the relationship between management and labor in this country. Hostess, the company that, since the 1930s, has provided our nation with snacks that are nearly indestructible, now threatens...
  • Commentary: Ding-dong, the Ding Dong is dead

    Like a lot of people, I met the news of Hostess Brands closing with something between melancholic shock and shoulder-shrugging resignation. Never a huge fan of Twinkies, I was relieved that I finally got to eat a deep-fried one at the L.A. County Fair...
  • Hostess seeks $1.8 million in executive bonuses, 110 bidders interested

    Hostess seeks $1.8 million in executive bonuses, 110 bidders interested
    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...
  • Don't blame the union in the great Twinkie debacle of 2012

    Don't blame the union in the great Twinkie debacle of 2012
    America lost one of its iconic brands last month when Hostess, maker of Twinkies, Ding Dongs, Wonder Bread and other staples of postwar Middle America, closed up shop. The announcement was an occasion for wags to litter the Internet with jokes about the...
  • Hostess to sell Wonder Bread, other brands for $390 million

    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...
  • 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...