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Hostess Liquidation

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...

New Player Emerges In Twinkie Saga

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 11.26.2012 | Business

Flowers Foods, the Georgia-based company that owns baked good brands such as Nature's Own and Tastykake, may be a likely bidder for Hostess assets, ac...

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...

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...

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...

'I Am Getting Getting Sugar Off The Streets'

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 11.17.2012 | Business

SAN FRANCISCO -- Twinkies are being sold on the Internet like exquisite delicacies. Hours after Twinkie-maker Hostess announced its plans to close it...

Dadmissions: RIP Twinkie

Pete Wilgoren | Posted 01.16.2013 | Parents
Pete Wilgoren

It could go down as the day the snack cake died.

Should I Be Sad My Baby Will Never Eat a Twinkie?

Liz Kozak | Posted 01.16.2013 | Parents
Liz Kozak

My 13-month-old will grow up never knowing the wonders of Wonderbread! The holiness of Ho Hos! AND GOOD GOD, NO TWINKIES?!

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...

Twinkies, Invented In Chicago, Could Be History Thanks To Hostess Shutdown

Posted 11.16.2012 | Chicago

Updated story It appears that Friday marks the beginning of the end of the 82-year run of a Chicago-born American classic snack cake: The Twinkie. ...