Twinkies are back under a restructured Hostess Company.
Hostess is betting on a sweet comeback for Twinkies when they return to shelves next month.
Twinkies, Ho Hos and Wonder Bread are up for sale now that a bankruptcy judge cleared the way for Hostess Brands Inc. to fire its 18,500 workers and wind down its operations.
The maker of Twinkies and Ding Dongs said late Tuesday that it failed to reach an agreement with its second-biggest union.
It turns out the Twinkie may be just as indestructible as it’s rumored to be.
Hostess attorneys wanted permission to close down operations and start laying off more than 18,000 employees across the company.
About 300 jobs have reportedly been eliminated in Massachusetts as Hostess Brands Inc. goes out of business.
Hostess, the maker of Twinkies and Wonder Bread, is going out of business, closing plants, laying off its 18,500 workers and putting its brands up for sale.
About 300 Massachusetts jobs hang in the balance as Hostess negotiates its way out of Chapter 11 bankruptcy, according to documents filed by the company with state labor officials.
Just like many Americans, the maker of Twinkies, Sno Balls and Wonder Bread is trying to lose the fat.