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Apr 09, 2013, 17:13 ET Hostess Brands Wins Court Approval to Sell Drake's® and Remaining Bread Brands

 Hostess Brands Inc. ("Hostess Brands" or "the Company") today announced that it has obtained U.S. Bankruptcy Court approval to sell its...


Mar 20, 2013, 10:59 ET Hostess Brands Wins Court Approval of Major Sale Transactions

 Hostess Brands Inc. ("Hostess Brands" or "the Company") today announced that it has obtained U.S. Bankruptcy Court approval to sell the...


Mar 19, 2013, 13:46 ET Hostess Brands Selects United States Bakery as Winning Bidder for Remaining Bread Brands

 Hostess Brands Inc. ("Hostess Brands" or "the Company") today announced that it has selected United States Bakery's approximately $30.9...


Mar 14, 2013, 15:55 ET Hostess Brands Selects McKee Foods as Winning Bidder for Drake's® Snack Cake Brand

Hostess Brands Inc. ("Hostess Brands" or "the Company") today announced that the stalking horse bid submitted by McKee Foods Corporation ("McKee")...


Mar 12, 2013, 15:52 ET Hostess Brands Selects Apollo Global Management and Metropoulos & Co. as Winning Bidder for Majority of Snack Cake Business, Including Twinkies(R)

 Hostess Brands Inc. ("Hostess Brands" or "the Company") announced that the stalking horse bid submitted by affiliates of Apollo Global...


Feb 28, 2013, 16:30 ET Hostess Brands Selects Flowers Foods as Winning Bidder for Majority of Bread Business, Including Wonder®

 Hostess Brands Inc. ("Hostess Brands" or the "Company") today announced that the stalking horse bid submitted by Flowers Foods, Inc. (Flowers)...


Jan 30, 2013, 20:32 ET Hostess Brands Inc. Selects Stalking Horse Bid for Majority of the Assets of Snack Cake Business, Including Iconic Twinkies® Brand

 Hostess Brands Inc. ("Hostess Brands" or the "Company") today announced that the Company has selected affiliates of Apollo Global Management,...


Jan 28, 2013, 16:46 ET Hostess Selects Stalking Horse Bidders for Drake's® and Additional Bread Brands

 Hostess Brands Inc. today announced that the Company has selected two stalking horse bidders for its Drake's® snack cake brand and for...


Jan 11, 2013, 19:01 ET Hostess Selects Flowers Foods as Stalking Horse Bidder for Majority of Bread Business, Including Wonder®

 Hostess Brands Inc. today announced that the Company has selected Flowers Foods, Inc. as the stalking horse bidder for the majority of the...


Dec 11, 2012, 14:33 ET Hostess Clarifies Mischaracterizations about Pension Fund Contributions

 Hostess Brands Inc. responded today to news reports that inaccurately suggested that the Company inappropriately used pension money to fund...


Dec 05, 2012, 12:21 ET Hostess Brands Issues Statement Clarifying Executive Compensation

 Hostess Brands Inc. today issued the following statement to clarify recent reports about Chairman and CEO Gregory Rayburn's compensation. Mr....


Nov 19, 2012, 16:11 ET Hostess Brands to Enter Mediation with Bakers Union

Hostess Brands Inc. announced that it will follow a request from the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York to enter a...


Nov 16, 2012, 07:00 ET Hostess Brands to Wind Down Company After BCTGM Union Strike Cripples Operations

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...


Nov 14, 2012, 16:00 ET Hostess to Liquidate if Strikes Impede Normal Operations Past 5 p.m., EST, Thursday

 Hostess Brands Inc. announced today that it will file a motion with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court on Friday to liquidate the entire Company if...


Nov 12, 2012, 15:39 ET Hostess to Close Selected Bakeries Due to Nationwide Strike Preventing Product Production and Delivery; Operations Continue Normally at Majority of Plants

 Hostess Brands Inc. announced today that it will permanently close three bakeries today as a result of a nationwide strike initiated on...


Nov 09, 2012, 18:02 ET Hostess Brands Replies to Bakers Union Strike Announcement

 Hostess Brands, Inc. issued the following statement today in response to an announcement from the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and...


Oct 01, 2012, 11:15 ET Make Halloween Deliciously Fun With The Hostess® Snack Cake Shuffle

Hostess®, the maker of America's Favorite Snack Cakes®, is helping to make this Halloween season extra fun with the Hostess Snack Cake...


Sep 14, 2012, 18:18 ET Hostess Brands Confirms Teamsters' Ratification of Collective Bargaining Agreement; Company Seeking Court Authority to Impose Contract on Bakery and Confectionery Workers

Hostess Brands Inc. today announced that employee members of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) voted to ratify changes to their...


Aug 06, 2012, 11:26 ET Hostess® Cakes Help Turn Lunchtime Into Fun Time With "Lunch Notes" For Loved Ones

 With summer vacation season wrapping up and families getting back to their daily routines, Hostess®, the maker of America's most iconic...


Jan 12, 2012, 19:02 ET Court Grants First-Day Motions for Hostess

 Hostess Brands Inc. announced that it received court authority today to enter into a $75 million debtor-in-possession (DIP)...


Jan 11, 2012, 07:25 ET Hostess Brands Commences Reorganization Proceedings

 Hostess Brands, Inc. announced today that the Company and its five subsidiaries have filed voluntary petitions for reorganization...


Oct 17, 2011, 09:54 ET Three Grand Prize Winners Take Home $10,000 Each in Hostess Summer Baseball Sweepstakes

As baseball season comes to a close Hostess® has announced the three grand prize winners of its summer Baseball Sweepstakes which invited fans...


Jul 25, 2011, 11:06 ET Hostess® Adds to Line of Delicious Donuts With New Frosted Devil's Food Cake Donettes

Hostess®, the maker of America's most iconic snack cakes, has introduced new Frosted Devil's Food Cake Donettes, an indulgent addition to...


May 02, 2011, 12:46 ET Hostess® Twinkie Lovers Choose Lemon Meringue as New Flavor Filling as Part of Twinkie Mania Sweepstakes

The flavor polls have closed, the votes have been counted, and Hostess fans have chosen Lemon Meringue as the next great Hostess® Twinkie...


Apr 27, 2011, 11:53 ET Hostess® Raises Flavor Stakes With New Strawberry CupCakes as Part of "CupCake Jackpot" Promotion

Hostess®, creator of The Original Squiggle® and baker of America's most iconic snack cakes, is raising the flavor stakes this month with...