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Hostess Bankruptcy

The Great Twinkie Caper -- How U.S. Workers Get Flipped

Lawrence J. Hanley | Posted 02.02.2015 | Politics
Lawrence J. Hanley

So next time you're deciding whether to buy a Twinkie or Hostess cupcake, take a moment to think about the outrageous exploitation of hardworking Americans by the privileged wealthy "Ding Dongs."

Hostess Kills Famous Twinkies Tagline

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.24.2013 | Business

It's the end of an era. The famed Hostess Twinkie tagline, "Hey, Where's The Cream Filling?" is no more, a company spokesperson confirmed to The H...

LOOK: Here Is Proof That Twinkies Do Spoil

Posted 01.27.2013 | Business

A popular urban legend purports that Twinkies never rot. But one eBay user supposedly has evidence to refute this claim. Seller high_order1 is auc...

Will Walmart Save The Twinkie?

Reuters | Olivia Oran | Posted 12.13.2012 | Business

Reuters) - Hostess Brands Inc, the bankrupt Twinkie and Wonder Bread maker, has received bids for assets being sold by about two dozen parties includi...

WATCH: 'SNL' Takes On Hostess Bankruptcy

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 12.09.2012 | Comedy

Unappreciated Hostess dessert the ding dong appeared on Saturday Night Live to discuss his frustrations over the attention another dessert has been re...

A Healthier Hostess?

Jessica Goldman Foung | Posted 01.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Jessica Goldman Foung

Most likely, the Twinkie will stay the Twinkie, and perhaps that is exactly how it should be. But the doors are now open to variation, a perfect opportunity to give this little yellow cake a healthier look.

Hostess To Ask For Executive Bonuses As Workers Lose Their Jobs

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 01.29.2013 | Business

NEW YORK -- The future of Twinkies is virtually assured. Hostess Brands Inc. said Thursday that it's in talks with 110 potential buyers for its ico...

The Cooker Won't Make Muffins: Little Boy Has Tantrum When He Learns Of Hostess Bankruptcy

Posted 11.25.2012 | Parents

Many Hostess fans were sad when news of company's liquidation plans were made public. Perhaps no one was as disappointed, however, as this preschooler...

WATCH: Say Goodbye To All Your Favorite Snacks

Posted 11.23.2012 | Comedy

By now you've probably heard that Hostess, the popular pre-packaged dessert company, is closing down after failing to reach an agreement with striking...

WATCH: Twinkie-Stuffed Turkey, Anyone?

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 11.21.2012 | Home

Oh, hey there. A turkey stuffed with Twinkies. We can't say we're surprised -- Thankgiving, after all, is the holiday embodiment of America's love aff...

Judge To Hostess: Liquidation Can Proceed

Posted 11.21.2012 | Business

Hostess's plan to wind down the company and sell off its assets has won interim approval from U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Robert Drain. In a statement Ho...

Labor Union Unfairly Blamed for the Hostess Meltdown

David Macaray | Posted 01.21.2013 | Business
David Macaray

For Hostess, it's been one reckless, greedy move after another -- one management fiasco after another -- and yet they've been unwilling to blame themselves.

Hostess' Hopes Appear To Be Waning

Posted 11.21.2012 | Business

Hostess' bankruptcy mediation with the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union has broken down, and the company p...

Matt Taibbi: 'Incompetent' Management Killed Hostess

Posted 11.20.2012 | Business

A little liquidation scare is no reason to mess with Twinkies, according to Matt Taibbi. The Rolling Stone contributor told MSNBC’s Ed Schultz Mo...

Conservative Gay Group Capitalizes On Twinkies Craze, Offers Free Cakes For Cash Donations

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

GOProud, a conservative gay group, moved quickly to capitalize on the news that there may soon be a Twinkies shortage. Mere hours after news of Hostes...

Hipster Beer Company May Save The Twinkie

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 11.19.2012 | Business

The owner of a hipster-approved beer company may come to the rescue of a beloved classic snack. When Hostess announced plans to liquidate, fans of...

Alice Hines

Twinkies Now Worth More Dead Than Alive | Alice Hines | Posted 11.16.2012 | Business

Steve Ettlinger, author of Twinkie, Deconstructed, a book on the ingredients found in processed foods, received 13 interview requests by Friday aftern...

Twinkie Fans Petition Obama To Nationalize Snack Cake Industry

Posted 11.16.2012 | Business

As Hostess Brands fans mourn the potential liquidation of the Twinkie (and Hostess workers face layoffs), others are taking action. A bizarre bran...

WATCH: Christie Gets Feisty When Asked About Twinkies

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.17.2012 | Politics

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie refused to answer a question about Twinkies after Hostess Brands Inc. -- maker of the snack -- announced Friday it ...

Will They Live On?

Reuters | Posted 01.16.2013 | Business

* Attorney calls process 'credible and sad' * Liquidators already lining up to bid * Company veteran says brands 'certai...

PHOTOS: 13 Delicious Hostess Products In Danger Of Extinction

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 11.16.2012 | Business

Sure, everyone will miss Twinkies and Wonder Bread if they end up disappearing after Hostess' liquidation, but the company makes many other, albeit le...

Twitter Explodes As Hostess Bankruptcy Leads To Fears Of Twinkie Shortage

Posted 11.16.2012 | Money

Hostess Brands Inc., the makers of Twinkies, Ding Dongs and Wonder Bread, says it's going out of business, leading some Americans to stock up on the ...

The Decline Of Twinkie

Posted 05.23.2012 | Los Angeles

Twinkies and Ding Dongs may have made you smile, but now Hostess Brands Inc., the company responsible for making Twinkies and Ding Dongs, is making a ...

Wendy Enlists Kobayashi In Her Crusade To Save The Twinkie

Posted 01.23.2012 | TV

As a part of her campaign to save the Twinkie, Wendy Williams invited competitive eating legend Takeru Kobayashi onto "The Wendy Williams Show" (weekd...