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Hostess Brands, Inc.

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Dave Barry's 2012 Year in Review

    Dave Barry's 2012 Year in Review
    It was a cruel, cruel year — a year that kept raising our hopes, only to squash them flatter than a dead possum on the interstate. Example: This year the "reality" show "Jersey Shore," which for six hideous seasons has been a compelling argument...
  • Extraordinary Cupcakes opening in Williamsburg

    Extraordinary Cupcakes opening in Williamsburg
    Dyana and Adam Steely plan to open Extraordinary Cupcakes, a new cupcake shop on Richmond Road in Williamsburg. Early January is the projected opening date. Adam Steely is currently co-owner and general manager of Blue Talon Bistro off Merchants Square....
  • Southland doughnut shops sell out on National Donut Day

    Southland doughnut shops sell out on National Donut Day
    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....
  • Twinkies, Ho Hos, other Hostess brands return July 15

    Twinkies, Ho Hos, other Hostess brands return July 15
    Time to welcome back the Twinkie: Hostess is bringing back its popular snack cakes on July 15 after going bankrupt last year and selling its brands to various bidders. Popular products such as Ho Hos, Ding Dongs and Cupcakes will return to shelves...
  • 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...