Hostess

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 may be smaller than people recall

NEW YORK (AP) — Twinkies are back, but they may be a bit smaller than you remember. The new owners of Hostess have leaner operating costs now that they’re no longer using unionized workers. It […]

07/15/2013

Twinkie

Twinkies to last longer than many may remember

NEW YORK (AP) — Twinkies don’t last forever, but they’ll have more staying power than most people remember when they return to shelves next week. Hostess Brands LLC says the spongy yellow cakes will have […]

07/08/2013

Twinkie

Hostess: Twinkies to return to shelves July 15

NEW YORK (AP) — Hostess is betting on a sweet comeback for Twinkies when they return to shelves next month. The company that went bankrupt after an acrimonious fight with its unionized workers last year […]

06/24/2013

Twinkie, Twinkie, little star

It’s never too soon to get ready for minor league baseball because of the great promotions. And on April 5th, the Inland Empire 66ers will hold “Farewell to Twinkies” night.

01/25/2013

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

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