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1925: Hostess brand is founded when Continental Baking Co. buys Taggart bakery, which makes Wonder Bread 1930: Interstate Baking Co., which later buys Continental Baking Co., is founded in Kansas City, Mo. 1930: Twinkies sponge cakes are invented by...
NEW YORK (AP) — The future of Twinkies is virtually assured. Hostess Brands Inc. got final approval for its wind-down plans in bankruptcy court Thursday, setting the stage for its roster of snack cakes to find a second life with new owners —...
The number of people filing for unemployment benefits for the first time declined last week, a sign that the impact of Hurricane Sandy on jobs is starting to wane. The Labor Department reported that 393,000 filed for initial jobless claims during the...
So many cookies to bake, so little time! Today at OrlandoSentinel.com/thedish check out new twists on holiday treats. But before I retreat to the test kitchen to spend my morning dashing through the dough, grab a cup of coffee and let's dish: Twinkies...
Like a lot of people, I met the news of Hostess Brands closing with something between melancholic shock and shoulder-shrugging resignation. Never a huge fan of Twinkies, I was relieved that I finally got to eat a deep-fried one at the L.A. County Fair...
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“Why doesn’t the federal government bail out Hostess, so that we can have our Twinkies and our cupcakes? They bailed out the auto makers.” — Hagerstown “I got our bill the other day, on recycling, so I said I wanted to...
The Hartford CourantI had the same thought as George Will the other day. Yeah, I know, it shook me up pretty badly, too. The thought was this: If the Federal government can save the big car companies from bankruptcy, why can't it do the same for Twinkies? Good question,...
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"All Gods were immortal." -- Stanislaw Lec WASHINGTON -- And also brands, the gods of the marketplace. Earthquakes may strike, dynasties may fall and locusts may devour the crops, but Oldsmobile and Pan Am are forever. Never mind. But about the...
With all the sugar-frosted eulogies for Twinkies, Ho Hos, Wonder Bread and other foodstuffs from Hostess Brands, one might forget that about 18,000 jobs hung on the fate of the bankrupt company. Sorry, Mom. Guess we're still filling up on snacks and...
Blogging with Bill WhiteI had a personal connection to the recent announcement that Hostess Brands was liquidating Hostess and its subsidiary Drake's. Both are former unofficial sponsors of my Christmas Lights Tours, because tour regular Devil Dog was an employee and used to.......
Moms At Work - Orlando SentinelMy kids have never had a Twinkie. This is a fact that neither I nor they, nor even my husband who has a certain love for packaged cake products, realized or cared about — until last week's announcement that Hostess was shutting down. Then, as...
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