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Hostess Goes Out Of Business

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Maker Of Twinkies, Hostess Threatens Need To Liquidate Business If Strike Continues

This is NOT a joke.  No more Twinkies?  OK, now im mad.

Bye Bye Twinkies.

Bye Bye Wonder Bread.

Hostess Brands announced today that it is asking a federal bankruptcy court for permission to close its operations, blaming a strike by bakers protesting a new contract imposed on them.

The closing will result in Hostess’ nearly 18,500 workers losing their jobs as the company shuts 33 bakeries and 565 distribution centers nationwide, as well as 570 outlet stores.

Awful news.

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