Ding Dong

Wonder bread returning to shelves

NEW YORK (AP) — Wonder bread is back almost a year after it vanished from shelves. Flowers Foods Inc., which bought Wonder from the now-defunct Hostess Brands, says the bread started returning to supermarket shelves […]

09/23/2013

Twinkie

Twinkies maker has plenty of suitors

NEW YORK (AP) – It looks like we haven’t seen the last of the Twinkie. Hostess Brands says it’s in talks with 110 potential buyers for the product lines that it makes — including Twinkies, […]

11/29/2012

Hostess

Hostess to seek approval for executive bonuses

NEW YORK (AP) – Hostess Brands Inc. plans to ask for a judge’s approval Thursday to give its top executives bonuses totaling up to $1.8 million as part of its wind-down plans. The maker of […]

11/29/2012

Judge asks Hostess to mediate with union

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) – Twinkies won’t die that easily after all. Hostess Brands Inc. and its second largest union will go into mediation to try and resolve their differences, meaning the company won’t go […]

11/19/2012

Crave a Twinkie? The price is going up fast online

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Online opportunists are hoping to fatten their wallets with some Twinkie profits. Hours after Hostess announced its plans to close its doors forever, people flocked to stores to fill their shopping […]

11/19/2012

What happens if Twinkies really do go away?

By J.M. Hirsch, AP Food Editor Let’s not panic. We all know that Twinkies, Ding Dongs, Wonder bread and the rest of Hostess Brands’ oddly everlasting foods aren’t going away any time soon, even if […]

11/16/2012

Christie smells setup, won't answer Twinkie query

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) – New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he wasn’t about to take the bait: a question dealing with that quintessential junk food, Twinkies. So when asked Friday at a news conference about […]

11/16/2012

Hostess moves to liquidate after crippling strike

NEW YORK (AP) – Twinkies may not last forever after all. Hostess Brands Inc., which makes Ding Dongs, Wonder Bread and other snacks, filed a motion Friday with U.S. Bankruptcy Court seeking permission to shutter […]

11/16/2012

Hostess closing 3 bakeries following strike

  IRVING, Texas (AP) – Hostess Brands Inc. is permanently closing three bakeries following a nationwide strike by its bakers union. The Texas-based maker of Twinkies and Ding Dongs says the strike has prevented it […]

11/12/2012

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