Twinkies are back, but they may be a bit smaller than you remember. It turns out the spongy yellow cakes may also be a little smaller than the last Twinkies people ate.
Countdown clocks continue to tick towards the return of the Twinkie! And though it’s hard to imagine it’s even possible, when the yellow, cream-filled, spongy cakes return to store shelves next week they’ll have an even longer shelf life.
Hostess Brands LLC said Monday that it will open bakeries in Indiana and Illinois, following announcements last week that it will reopen two bakeries in its effort to bring back some of its snack brands.
Twinkies will be winging their way back to a store near you, likely in July. Hostess Brands, LLC has announced plans to re-launch its bakery in Columbus and plans to add about 300 jobs in the area over the next several years.
Tomorrow is the first day of Spring and thanks to a court ruling today, Twinkies could be back on store shelves by Summer and you have the owners of Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer to partially thank!
The indestructible Twinkie appears to be one step closer to a comeback. Hostess Brands is close to announcing that it has picked two investment firms as the lead bidders for its Twinkies and other snack cakes.
Twinkies, Wonder Bread and Devil Dogs are likely to return to shelves in coming months, but probably not under the same owners. Hostess Brands Inc. said in bankruptcy court Friday that it’s narrowing down the bids it received.
While thousands of employees for the now bankrupt Hostess Brands Inc. are being shown the door, executives with the company could soon be receiving close to $2 million in bonus pay.
A bankruptcy court judge in New York is approving a request by Hostess Brands Inc. to begin winding down its operations.
Hostess Brands Inc. and its second largest union will go into mediation to try and resolve their differences, meaning the company won’t go out of business just yet.
It’s been less than a week since Hostess Brands workers went on strike, and they were given an ultimatum to get back on the job Thursday or else. But as the deadline came and went, no news came from the company on what the future had in store for the grocery store staple snack cake company.
Irving-based Hostess Brands Inc.’s final contract offer to certain union members includes lowering wages and commissions by 8-percent in the first year of a five-year contract. The company is also considering the possible sale of its Merita brand.