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Hostess closing bakery that created the Twinkie

  CHICAGO (AP) — About 400 people will lose their jobs and a piece of American baking history will shut down when Hostess Brands closes the suburban Chicago bakery where the Twinkie was invented. Hostess […]

08/21/2014

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

A tour group enters the vault exhibit containing the “secret recipe” for Coca-Cola at the World of Coca-Cola museum, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Is Coke the same as it was 127 years ago? Maybe

ATLANTA (AP) — Coca-Cola keeps the recipe for its 127-year-old soda inside an imposing steel vault that’s bathed in red security lights. Several cameras monitor the area to make sure the fizzy formula stays a […]

08/26/2013

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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

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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

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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

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Of droughts and foie gras angst – the year in food

Most Americans never will sip the watermelon margarita at Guy Fieri’s behemoth Times Square restaurant, nor savor the chicken Alfredo at the Olive Garden in Grand Forks, N.D. Yet both eateries somehow shot to the top of the culinary zeitgeist in 2012, for this was the year of the viral restaurant review.

12/20/2012

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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

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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

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