| Aug 1, 2012
| 5:10 PM
The news that Hostess bakery was going out of business struck a chord with many Americans who grew up with iconic Hostess brands such as Twinkies or Wonder Bread. Some attribute the say the loss of the company to corporate greed, though we think...
| May 29, 2012
| 12:42 PM
Hostess Brands Inc. may be known for sweet treats such as Twinkies and Ding Dongs, but its bankruptcy restructuring plans are serving up a sour deal for local workers.
The company plans to close its operations on 6325 San Fernando Road, laying off 25...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 8:14 AM
Dyana and Adam Steely plan to open Extraordinary Cupcakes, a new cupcake shop on Richmond Road in Williamsburg. Early January is the projected opening date.
Adam Steely is currently co-owner and general manager of Blue Talon Bistro off Merchants Square....
| Jan 10, 2012
| 7:34 AM
Times are tough for the maker of Twinkies.
Hostess Brands may file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy this week, according to the Wall Street Journal.
The Journal cites high labor and ingredient costs as the main forces pushing the company toward bankruptcy....
| Jan 12, 2012
| 4:56 AM
Neither bankruptcy nor a liquidation can kill iconic brands.
Before the ink was even dry on Hostess Brands' bankruptcy filing Wednesday morning, interested buyers were already digging into the potential value of the Hostess name and how Twinkie, Ding...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 10:47 AM
The maker of Twinkies and Wonder Bread heads to court Tuesday to try to throw out its union contracts, in a battle that leaves the iconic baker's future very much in doubt.
Hostess Brands, which makes Ding Dongs and a variety of other sweet treats, is...