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Twinkies Closing Illinois Plant
Remember all the protests when Twinkies were taken off the market because the company that owned them was going out of business. Twinkies made a comeback but Hostess will be closing the bakery in Schiller Park, Illinois.
I Finally Found Twinkies!
I am a simple man, the littlest things make me happy. Such is the case when the news that Twinkies and all of the Hostess snack cakes were coming back to the store shelves. The big return was on July 15th and my search for a box of Twinkies began during my vacation one week later.
Hostess Brands Have All Been Sold
The final brands of Hostess have been sold after a U.S.Bankruptcy Court judge in New York approved two deals. McKee Foods, who make Little Debbie snack cakes, is buying the Drakes Cakes for $27.5 million dollars. That means Devil Dogs, Ring Dings, Yankee Doodles are coming back!
Biddeford Hostess Plant May Reopen With New Owners
Flowers Foods, based in Thomasville, Georgia, has signed an agreement to aquire several of Hostess' food brands and bakeries, including the bakery in Biddeford. The Biddeford Hostess plant had employed nearly 600 people. Hostess had filed for bankruptcy in January 2012 and in November closed fo…
Hostess In Talks To Sell Bread Brands
According to the Wall Street Journal, Hostess brands Inc. could be announcing as early next week that Flowers Foods and Bimbo are in discussions to acquire the Hostess bread brands, which include Wonder Bread and Nature's Pride.
Sun Capital Wants To Buy Hostess
The news earlier this week that Hostess Brands, Inc. was closing and all of it's 18,500 workers would be losing their jobs was certainly bad news. Many Americans rushed to buy the last of the Twinkies, Suzy Q's and Ding Dongs off of store shelves. It looked like a part of Americana was fad…

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