Friday, November 16, 2012

Alas poor Twinkies

No more Twinkies? Hostess plans to shut down

Hostess CEO says strike was fatal blow bankrupt company and that it is too late to fix it. Nearly 600 could lose jobs in Schiller Park and Hodgkins bakeries.

Hostess Brands Inc., the bankrupt maker of Twinkies and Wonder Bread, said it had sought court permission to go out of business after failing to get wage and benefit cuts from thousands of its striking bakery workers. (via Chicago Tribune)

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