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Hostess Brands, Inc.

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  • Good riddance, Twinkies

    I watched the TV news in astonishment as people were loading their cars in Glen Burnie with Hostess Twinkies upon word that the company is folding. Truth be told, it appears some of those people really didn't need to enhance their diets with the sugar-...
  • Twinkies hope? Hostess puts off liquidation, agrees to mediation

    Twinkies hope? Hostess puts off liquidation, agrees to mediation
    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...
  • Local Hostess facilities still closed despite mediation talks with bakers union

    Local Hostess facilities still closed despite mediation talks with bakers union
    More than 138 jobs at Hostess facilities in Atwater and Glendale remain on the chopping block, even after the company and its striking union agreed to a mediation that will forestall a planned liquidation. A spokeswoman for Hostess on Monday said all...
  • What's your favorite Hostess product?

    What's your favorite Hostess product?
    The news that Hostess bakery was going out of business struck a chord with many Americans who grew up with iconic Hostess brands such as Twinkies or Wonder Bread. Some attribute the say the loss of the company to corporate greed, though we think...
  • An unhealthy fear of fatty foods

    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...
  • Hostess, union mediation fails; Twinkies return to chopping block

    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. That...
  • 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...