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Mediation fails to yield pact between Twinkie maker Hostess Brands and bakers union
By Bloomberg News
on November 20, 2012
Hostess Brands Inc. failed to reach a deal with union representatives during a mediation session aimed at preventing the Twinkie maker from liquidating and eliminating more than 18,000 jobs.
READ MORE: http://www.cleveland.com/business/index.ssf/2012/11/mediation_fails_to_yield_pact.html#incart_river
Hostess selling Wonder bread brand
Candice Choi, AP1:13a.m. EST January 12, 2013
Hostess has found a new home for its most popular breads, including the iconic Wonder bread. The bankrupt maker of Twinkies, Devil Dogs and other snack cakes said late Friday that it selected bids by rival bakery Flower Foods to buy six of its bread brands for $390 million. Flower Foods, based in Thomasville, Ga., is best known for Tastykakes but also makes breads including Nature's Own and Cobblestone Mill.
READ MORE: http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/business/2013/01/11/hostess-wonder-bread-buyer/1828245/
PBR parent a lead bidder for Twinkies, other Hostess cake brands
By Tiffany Hsu and Ricardo Lopez
January 29, 2013, 10:04 a.m.
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.
READ MORE: http://www.latimes.com/business/money/la-fi-mo-pbr-apollo-metropoulos-hostess-drakes-20130129,0,4690798.story
Does that mean you'll be able to get a Twinkie and a Tallboy combo at Surly Girl?
I had Nickles Bakery's version of the chocolate cupcakes and they were pretty good, as far as those go. I didn't know they made them, found them at broad st bp
Flowers Foods tapped to buy most of Hostess bread
BLADE STAFF AND NEWS SERVICES
NEW YORK — Flowers Foods Inc. has been chosen as the buyer for the majority of Hostess’ bread brands and bakery operations, including the Northwood baking operation. The $360 million bid submitted by Flowers Foods, of Thomasville, Ga., was declared the highest, best bid prior to a court-ordered action that was to be held Thursday. Because no other bids were received for the bread brands, Flowers Foods was declared the winner without the auction occurring.
READ MORE: http://www.toledoblade.com/Economy/2013/03/01/Flowers-Foods-tapped-to-buy-most-of-Hostess-bread.html
Twinkies, Hostess snacks back in stores today
Tribune staff reports
7:10 a.m. CDT, July 15, 2013
After an 8-month hiatus, Twinkies snack cakes return to store shelves today, made under new ownership and with a slightly different recipe that extends their shelf life by about three weeks.
Also returning are Ding Dongs, CupCakes and the rest of the Hostess snack family, now owned by private equity firms Apollo Global Management and C. Dean Metropoulous & Co. The firms bought the brands for $410 million when Hostess abruptly shut down amid labor band financial troubles in November.
READ MORE: http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/breaking/chi-twinkies-20130715,0,6952668.story
More cakes to the shelves: Devil Dogs, Ring Dings and Yodels among Twinkie treats returning next month
From ASSOCIATED PRESS
Last Updated: 12:07 PM, August 5, 2013
Twinkies are already back on shelves and now the new owners of Drake's cakes say Coffee Cakes, Devil Dogs, Ring Dings and Yodels will return next month.
READ MORE: http://www.nypost.com/p/news/national/treats_cakes_yodels_among_shelves_kppyhYc0vxzhTM8sxZLsWM
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