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Title: No More Twinkies
Post by: pecan on November 17, 2012, 10:20:16 AM
Hostess Brands is Closed.

We are sorry to announce that Hostess Brands, Inc. has been forced by a Bakers Union strike to shut down all operations and sell all company assets. For more information, go to hostessbrands.info. Thank you for all of your loyalty and support over the years.


HOSTESS BRANDS TO WIND DOWN COMPANY AFTER BCTGM UNION STRIKE CRIPPLES OPERATIONS

Friday, November 16, 2012 at 7:00AM

Irving, TX November 16, 2012 Hostess Brands Inc. today announced that it is winding down operations and has filed a motion with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court seeking permission to close its business and sell its assets, including its iconic brands and facilities. Bakery operations have been suspended at all plants. Delivery of products will continue and Hostess Brands retail stores will remain open for several days in order to sell already-baked products.

More (http://www.hostessbrands.com/Closing.aspx)
Title: Re: No More Twinkies
Post by: capodetutticapi on November 17, 2012, 11:29:25 AM
could import some kiss cake and make ah killin.
Title: Re: No More Twinkies
Post by: warmonga on November 17, 2012, 11:50:59 AM
sad to see all those people loose there jobs.. Union can be good and Union can be bad. I have been is U.S steel worker for about 16 years now and I tell you every contract is war... Hope all theese people can lift there head up and go at it again somewhere else.... its always sad to see peopl loose there Jobs ,  My company laid off 4000 ppl in the last 3 tears ,Unemployment might be nice but companies gets comfortable with a smaller staff and employees are never call back.... Just Monday we loose two employees who been with the company for over 26 years....
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Title: Re: No More Twinkies
Post by: weary1969 on November 17, 2012, 07:46:33 PM
could import some kiss cake and make ah killin.

 :beermug:
Title: Re: No More Twinkies
Post by: triniairman on November 18, 2012, 11:48:49 AM
I looking to import some goodie from Kiss. It's practically the same as twinkie only better tasting. ;D
Title: Re: No More Twinkies
Post by: Michael-j on November 18, 2012, 12:42:36 PM
I looking to import some goodie from Kiss. It's practically the same as twinkie only better tasting. ;D
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I agree...twinkies a bit too sweet and dry for my taste 
Are kiss cakes available in the US?...I can't recall ever seeing them in the groceries...
Title: Re: No More Twinkies
Post by: Bakes on November 18, 2012, 12:50:16 PM
I looking to import some goodie from Kiss. It's practically the same as twinkie only better tasting. ;D
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I agree...twinkies a bit too sweet and dry for my taste 
Are kiss cakes available in the US?...I can't recall ever seeing them in the groceries...

Probably because they're Twinkies ripoffs...
Title: Re: No More Twinkies
Post by: triniairman on November 18, 2012, 02:32:24 PM
I looking to import some goodie from Kiss. It's practically the same as twinkie only better tasting. ;D
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I agree...twinkies a bit too sweet and dry for my taste 
Are kiss cakes available in the US?...I can't recall ever seeing them in the groceries...

Probably because they're Twinkies ripoffs...
Yes they are, but in my opinion taste wayyy better.  ;D