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  • Hostess is Shutting Down Its Operations Because of a Union Strike

    Hostess is Shutting Down Its Operations Because of a Union Strike
    Hostess, the company that makes Twinkies, Devil Dogs, Wonderbread, and a bunch of other stuff that is terrible for you, has filed for bankruptcy. The company will close its operations, shut down hundreds of locations worldwide and put 18,500 people out of...
  • More than 138 Hostess workers to be laid off in Atwater, Glendale

    More than 138 Hostess workers to be laid off in Atwater, Glendale
    The shelves at the Wonder Hostess Bakery Thrift Shop in Glendale Friday were sparse as customers made runs on Twinkies, Ho Hos and Ding Dongs after the iconic snack food company asked a judge for permission to go out of business and lay off 18,500 workers...
  • Chan Lowe: Twinkie's demise

    Chan Lowe: Twinkie's demise
    I was working on a masterpiece about the Republicans reaching out to Latinos, but this far more important story broke while I was in mid-scribble.   A colleague observed that had Hostess Brands announced it was going out of business two weeks ago,...
  • Grandson of Twinkie inventor: It will be a sad day

    Grandson of Twinkie inventor: It will be a sad day
    It is a bittersweet day for relatives of James Alexander Dewar. The man who invented the Twinkie in 1930 passed away in 1985 after a successful career from his creamy creation. His grandson, Bill Snyder had been tracking the Hostess labor standoff,...
  • People Preparing To Lose Yet Another Snack

    People Preparing To Lose Yet Another Snack
    At Dorignac's in Metairie, the Ding Dongs were dwindling Friday evening.  Juan Cortez couldn't find any Snow Balls, so he stocked up on Hostess Cup Cakes. "I grew up with these.  I don't want to go without, so I'm going to get my last taste before they'...
  • Hostess Finds Savior In Greenwich Billionaire

    Hostess Finds Savior In Greenwich Billionaire
    Dean Metropoulos may not be a household name, but the food industry veteran's reach extends from the pantry to the refrigerator to the freezer. Metropoulos, who works with his sons Daren and Evan, has teamed up with longtime partner Apollo Global...
  • Sweet nostalgia

    Sweet nostalgia
    The cupcake was once all innocence: a stub of cake, a swirl of frosting. On a dressy day, adorned with a sprinkle. It worked the birthday-party circuit for the under-6 crowd. It didn't mind. It was the sidekick, junior, the kid in the pastel pan liner....
  • Report: U.S. spending billions of dollars to subsidize junk food

     
    A new report released this week has found that, among the billions of dollars spent each year in federal subsidies for commodity crops, a steady flow of these taxpayer dollars are going to support high fructose corn syrup and three......
  • The end of the Hostess Twinkie?

     
    Hostess Brands Inc., the makers of Twinkies, those beloved spongy yellow cakes with the cream filling, filled for bankruptcy protection Wednesday....
  • The fate of the Twinkie -- financially, legally, deliciously

     
    Could it be RIP for the Twinkie, that mainstay of cultural jokes and teen diets? Hostess has filed for bankruptcy, again, and who knows whether the snack company's survival has a Sno-Ball's (cream-filled cake with pink frosting and coconut flakes)]......
  • Kobayashi sets Twinkie-eating record on “The Wendy Williams Show”

     
    Wendy Williams has embarked on a quest to “Save the Twinkie” (I didn't know the Hostess treat was in danger of extinction; in fact, if rumors are to be believed, it will be around long after the nuclear holocaust, but whatever). As part of...
  • Food FYI: 'Twinkies will be no more'?

     
    Food FYI: 'Twinkies will be no more'?; citrus disease; salt...