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Sweet! Twinkies To Hit Store Shelves Next Month
CBSNewYork/AP) ^ | June 23, 2013 1:29 PM

Posted on 06/23/2013 3:00:11 PM PDT by BenLurkin

– Hostess is betting on a sweet comeback for Twinkies when they return to shelves next month.

The company that went bankrupt after an acrimonious fight with its unionized workers last year is back up and running under new owners and a leaner structure. It says it plans to have Twinkies and other

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Hostess Brands Inc. was struggling for years before it filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization in early 2012. Workers blamed the troubles on years of mismanagement, as well as a failure of executives to invest in brands to keep up with changing tastes. The company said it was weighed down by higher pension and medical costs than its competitors, whose employees weren’t unionized.

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The trimmed-down Hostess Brands LLC has a far less costly operating structure than the predecessor company. Some of the previous workers were hired back, but they’re no longer unionized.

(Excerpt) Read more at newyork.cbslocal.com ...


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To: BenLurkin

but, I WANT MY DRAKES CAKES!!!!!!


21 posted on 06/23/2013 3:29:01 PM PDT by MarineMom613 (RIP Sandra Sue, my fur baby 12/31/1999 ~ 7/2/2010 - See you on the other side!)
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To: Bryanw92

Who eats ‘em? That’s not the point man, Twinkies are a state of mind, dude. It’s like if you have to explain Twinkies man it’s like next you’ll have to explain catching lighting bugs. It just IS!


22 posted on 06/23/2013 3:31:23 PM PDT by jmacusa (Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
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To: BenLurkin

Leaner Twinkies? Say it ain’t so!


23 posted on 06/23/2013 3:33:21 PM PDT by Cvengr (Adversity in life and death is inevitable. Thru faith in Christ, stress is optional.)
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To: MarineMom613

Aw jeez, always a spoil sport. :-)


24 posted on 06/23/2013 3:34:13 PM PDT by jmacusa (Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
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To: jmacusa

“...delivered to the Hostess bakery in railroad tank cars...”

Right next to the ethylene glycol; yummy.


25 posted on 06/23/2013 3:35:27 PM PDT by carriage_hill (Guns kill people, pencils misspell words, cars drive drunk & spoons make you fat.)
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To: MarineMom613

And I want my pies!!


26 posted on 06/23/2013 3:38:26 PM PDT by randog (Tap into America!)
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To: BenLurkin
Workers blamed the troubles on years of mismanagement, as well as a failure of executives to invest in brands to keep up with changing tastes.

Unmitigated BULLSHIT!!

27 posted on 06/23/2013 3:50:52 PM PDT by GoldenPup
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Hmmm non union made Twinkies..


28 posted on 06/23/2013 3:52:28 PM PDT by KevinDavis (Only losers like to win by losing.)
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To: MarineMom613

“but, I WANT MY DRAKES CAKES!!!!!!”

Mmmmmmm, Devil Dogs!


29 posted on 06/23/2013 3:53:57 PM PDT by mrs. a (It's a short life but a merry one...)
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To: BenLurkin




30 posted on 06/23/2013 3:56:19 PM PDT by Old Sarge (My "KMA List" is growing daily...)
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To: BenLurkin

Ranking poll:

Wonder Bread
Hostess Donuts Powdered sugar with Raspberry Filled
Hostess Donuts, Chocolate Iced
Hostess Donettes
Hostess CupCakes
Hostess Fruit Pies
Hostess Sno Balls
Hostess Twinkies
Hostess Suzy Q
Hostess Ding Dongs
Hostess Zingers
Hostess Ho Hos


31 posted on 06/23/2013 4:10:55 PM PDT by WhiskeyX ( provides a system for registering complaints about unfair broadcasters and the ability to request a)
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To: WhiskeyX

I wish they’d put banana cream filling instead of the vanilla.


32 posted on 06/23/2013 4:20:59 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (I’m not a Republican, I'm a Conservative! Pubbies haven't been conservative since before T.R.)
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To: Bryanw92

“You better watch out
you better not diet
you just know you
you have to try it
Twinkies® is coming to town”.


33 posted on 06/23/2013 4:26:05 PM PDT by BipolarBob
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To: Jack Hydrazine

The original was banana creme.


34 posted on 06/23/2013 4:33:03 PM PDT by rsobin
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To: carriage_hill
“Right next to the ethylene glycol, yummy.’’<< You Bet!! Stick one molecule to another, it's anti-freeze! Take one molecule out and it's Hawaiian Punch! Whatever it is it's great American goodness bought straight to you!(Even if it IS in railroad tank cars).
35 posted on 06/23/2013 7:05:01 PM PDT by jmacusa (Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
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