Four Years After Bankruptcy, Hostess Will Go Public Again Almost four years after seeking bankruptcy protection under a barrage of labor issues and rapidly changing appetites, the maker of Twinkies and Ding Dongs will take the stage once again as a publicly traded company.
Peanut Residue In Flour Prompts Rold Gold Pretzel, Hostess Cake Recall Peanut residue detected in flour has prompted Frito-Lay and Hostess to recall some of their snack products.
Flowers Foods Completes Hostess Bread BuyoutFlowers Foods has completed its $355 million acquisition of several breads, bakeries and other assets from the Dallas-based company previously known as Hostess.
Returning Twinkies Will "Live" Longer On Store ShelvesCountdown 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.
Former Irving-Based Hostess To Open 2 More BakeriesHostess 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.
Snack Cake Utopia Returning - Twinkies Coming In JulyTwinkies 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.
Judge Approves Sale Of Twinkies, Ding Dongs & Wonder BreadTomorrow 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!
Twinkies Buyer Hungry For More Hostess CakesHostess previously picked Flowers Foods as the buyer for Wonder and other major bread brands; no competing offers were made in that case either. The sale of the breads and Twinkies still need to be approved in bankruptcy court on March 19.
Hostess Picks Lead Bidders For TwinkiesHostess says the lead bidders for the snack-cake business are offering more than $400 million.
Hostess Set To Announce Bidder For Twinkies 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.
Hostess Union Hires Investment BankThe pension fund for a Hostess Brands union has hired an investment bank to represent workers and pensioners as the maker of Twinkies and Wonder Bread sells off its brands.
Hostess Sells Bread Brands To Flowers FoodsHostess says it is selling most of its bread business, including the Wonder and Nature's Pride brands, to Flowers Foods Inc. for $390 million.
Hostess Reportedly In Talks To Sell Bread BrandsA newspaper is reporting that Flowers Foods and Bimbo are emerging as bidders for the bread brands of Hostess, which in the midst of a bankruptcy court liquidation of its assets.
Hostess Expects To Split Up Snack Cakes In Sale 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.
Hostess Execs Ask Judge For $1.8 Million In BonusesWhile 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.