| Jan 29, 2013
| 10:04 AM
The dismantling of Hostess Brands Inc. continued this week as bidders, including the owner of Pabst Brewing Co., emerged to buy the bankrupt company’s bread and cake brands.
C. Dean Metropoulos & Co., the private equity firm that owns the...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 6:13 AM
NEW YORK -- Twinkies may last forever, but the same can’t be said for the company that makes the cream-filled sponge cake. Hostess Brands Inc., the company that makes Twinkies and Wonder Bread, has asked a judge for permission to go out of...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 2:16 PM
The Hostess Brands Inc. shutdown is still leaving consumers reeling as they ponder a potential future without Twinkies, Ding Dongs and Ho Hos.
The 82-year-old company is blaming its closure -- which will affect 565 distribution centers, 33 bakeries...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 11:11 AM
Bankrupt Twinkies maker Hostess Brands Inc. has some hard choices to make after spending the weekend dealing with worker strikes.
On Friday, Hostess-employed members of the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 8:17 AM
Wal-Mart Stores Inc., Ralph’s owner Kroger Co. and Sara Lee parent Grupo Bimbo are all said to be in the running to buy up assets from liquidating Twinkies maker Hostess, according to a report this week.
The companies, along with Midwest baked...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 8:37 AM
Time to welcome back the Twinkie: Hostess is bringing back its popular snack cakes on July 15 after going bankrupt last year and selling its brands to various bidders.
Popular products such as Ho Hos, Ding Dongs and Cupcakes will return to shelves...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 10:54 AM
The frenzy Friday morning over National Donut Day left shops around the Southland stripped of the sweet treats.
“We were sold out by 8 a.m.,” said Yin Huynh, owner of K&K Donuts in Echo Park as she sold croissants and muffins to late-comers....
| Nov 29, 2012
| 9:35 AM
Hostess Brands Inc., in the midst of winding down its business, is hoping Thursday that a federal bankruptcy judge approves up to $1.75 million in bonuses for its executives.
The money is intended as an incentive for 19 top-level managers to stay on...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 1:48 PM
Hostess Brands Inc. will start selling off the rights to Twinkies, Ding Dongs and other baked brands after a federal bankruptcy judge on Wednesday approved its plan for an “orderly wind-down.”
The company will also start shrinking its...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 4:20 PM
Looks like it’ll be a bake sale after all. Hostess Brands Inc. said Tuesday afternoon that mediation efforts with the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco and Grain Millers Union were about as successful as a Twinkie without the cream filling.
| Nov 19, 2012
| 1:25 PM
There may be hope for Twinkies after all: Hostess Brands Inc. and its striking union agreed to a mediation that will forestall the company’s planned liquidation for the time being.
At a bankruptcy court hearing Monday in New York, 82-year-old...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 5:38 PM
Twinkies, reintroduced with a longer shelf life, are hitting Walmart's shelves ahead of schedule. The Hostess snack cakes, which will be available widely Monday, were spotted at stores in Florida and elsewhere as early as today.
Calls to Southern...