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  • 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....
  • Rivals ready to claim ground lost by Twinkies

    Rivals ready to claim ground lost by Twinkies
    Fret not, Twinkie lovers. The snack cake could be back on store shelves by summer. Two private equity firms  agreed Thursday to pay $410 million for the iconic brand and its sugary brethren, including CupCakes and Ho Hos, along with five of Hostess...
  • Report: U.S. spending billions of dollars to subsidize junk food

     
    A new report released this week has found that, among the billions of dollars spent each year in federal subsidies for commodity crops, a steady flow of these taxpayer dollars are going to support high fructose corn syrup and three......
  • The end of the Hostess Twinkie?

     
    Hostess Brands Inc., the makers of Twinkies, those beloved spongy yellow cakes with the cream filling, filled for bankruptcy protection Wednesday....
  • The fate of the Twinkie -- financially, legally, deliciously

     
    Could it be RIP for the Twinkie, that mainstay of cultural jokes and teen diets? Hostess has filed for bankruptcy, again, and who knows whether the snack company's survival has a Sno-Ball's (cream-filled cake with pink frosting and coconut flakes)]......
  • Kobayashi sets Twinkie-eating record on “The Wendy Williams Show”

     
    Wendy Williams has embarked on a quest to “Save the Twinkie” (I didn't know the Hostess treat was in danger of extinction; in fact, if rumors are to be believed, it will be around long after the nuclear holocaust, but whatever). As part of...
  • Food FYI: 'Twinkies will be no more'?

     
    Food FYI: 'Twinkies will be no more'?; citrus disease; salt...
  • Hostess Twinkies, Ho Hos fly off shelves in Glendale

     
    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...
  • Twinkie, Ding-Dong runs reported as Hostess bakery closes

     
    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......
  • The Twinkies truth: My kids don’t know these packaged cakes

     
     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...
  • Twinkies

     
    I had a personal connection to the recent announcement that Hostess Brands was liquidating Hostess and its subsidiary Drake's. Both are former unofficial sponsors of my Christmas Lights Tours, because tour regular Devil Dog was an employee and used to.......