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  • Twinkie Salvation Talks Fail, as Mediation Called 'Unsuccessful' by Hostess

    Twinkie Salvation Talks Fail, as Mediation Called 'Unsuccessful' by Hostess
    Hostess Brands said Tuesday evening that a last-ditch mediation session with its bakers' union over a new contract imposed in bankruptcy court had failed, bringing the company closer to liquidation. Hostess said in a brief statement that the mediation...
  • 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...
  • Time Runs Out For Hostess; Liquidation OK'd By Judge

    Time Runs Out For Hostess; Liquidation OK'd By Judge
    Time finally ran out for Hostess Brands on Wednesday, as a bankruptcy judge gave preliminary approval to the baker's request to liquidate the 82-year old company. A last-ditch attempt to mediate a pay-and-benefits dispute between the company and its...
  • Time runs out for Hostess, judge approves liquidation plan

    Time runs out for Hostess, judge approves liquidation plan
    Time finally ran out for Hostess Brands on Wednesday, as a bankruptcy judge gave preliminary approval to the baker's request to liquidate the 82-year old company. A last-ditch attempt to mediate a pay-and-benefits dispute between the company and its...
  • 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...
  • Four bread brands, including classic Wonder, return to stores this week

    Four bread brands, including classic Wonder, return to stores this week
    Four of America's best-known bread brands, including the classic Wonder bread, return to grocery store shelves across the country this week. Flowers Foods acquired the brands from Old HB, Inc. (formerly Hostess Brands) in July. The brands have been off...