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Twinkies Are Coming Back Soon!

AP | CANDICE CHOI | Posted 08.23.2013 | Business

NEW YORK -- Hostess is betting on a sweet comeback for Twinkies when they return to shelves next month. The company that went bankrupt after an acrim...

Hostess To Reopen!

AP | Posted 04.26.2013 | Business

EMPORIA, Kan. -- Hostess Brands LLC says it will reopen its eastern Kansas bakery this summer, with the hiring of an initial 250 people already underw...

I WILL SURVIVE

Reuters | Posted 04.13.2013 | Business

Feb 11 (Reuters) - Hostess Brands Inc, the bankrupt maker of Twinkies snack cakes, received court permission on Monday to proceed with auctions for ...

President Obama Must Speak the Word 'Union' Loudly

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 04.13.2013 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

His fifth State of the Union speech this week gives President Obama a perfect opportunity to proclaim to all of America that he will preserve the freedom to engage in collective action. It's an important moment for him to say the word 'union' loudly.

The Fate Of Devil Dogs Revealed

AP | CANDICE CHOI | Posted 03.30.2013 | Business

NEW YORK — Hostess has picked the maker of Little Debbie as the lead bidder for its Drake's cakes. According to a filing in U.S. bankruptcy cou...

Report: Hostess Diverted Wages Meant For Pensions

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 12.11.2012 | Business

Hostess Brands acknowledged for the first time in a news report Monday that the company diverted workers' pension money for other company uses. Th...

Restaurant Gave Away 10,000 Twinkies Wednesday

AP | Posted 12.06.2012 | Chicago

ORLAND PARK, Ill. -- A suburban Chicago restaurant has given away about 10,000 Twinkies. Baby's Cheesesteak and Lemonade gave away the coveted treats...

Bonnie Kavoussi

How Hostess's CEO Dodges A Company-Wide Pay Cut

HuffingtonPost.com | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 12.04.2012 | Business

The acting CEO of Hostess Brands, the failed Twinkies-maker, will not take part in a company-wide pay cut. Though he imposed an 8 percent pay cut f...

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...

Apex Predators Eat Hostess Twinkies

Charles J. Reid, Jr. | Posted 01.20.2013 | Business
Charles J. Reid, Jr.

Labor, in Hostess' case, is not making extravagant demands on the company. It is not insisting on a shorter work week, or a larger benefits package, or some huge increase in pay or perquisites. No. Indeed, this is the very opposite of the truth.

Don't Cry For Twinkies Just Yet

AP | TOM KRISHER | Posted 11.19.2012 | Business

DETROIT -- Twinkie lovers, relax. The tasty cream-filled golden spongecakes are likely to survive, even though their maker will be sold in bankruptcy...

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...

Twinkies On Sale For $200,000

Posted 11.17.2012 | Money

After Hostess Brands announced it's going out of business following a labor dispute, panicked consumers have rushed to stores to stock up on their fav...

Twinkie The Kid, Dead At 85

Posted 11.16.2012 | Weird News

Twinkie The Kid, a sweet, golden, creme-filled wrangler made of cake thought by some to have an infinite expiration date, is dead. He was 85. Twink...

The End Of Twinkies?

AP | CANDICE CHOI and TOM MURPHY | Posted 01.16.2013 | Business

Hostess Brands Inc. says it's going out of business after striking workers across the country crippled its ability to make its Twinkies, Ding Dongs, W...

Dave Jamieson

Twink-ruptcy: Hostess May Go Under In Labor Dispute

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 04.17.2012 | Business

Marking the peak of a heated labor dispute, Hostess Brands and the Teamsters union are squaring off in bankruptcy court Tuesday in a case that could d...