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Wonder bread returning to shelves
Associated Press ^
| Sep 23, 2013 3:17 PM EDT
Posted on 09/23/2013 11:58:55 PM PDT by Olog-hai
Wonder bread is back almost a year after it vanished from shelves.
Flowers Foods Inc., which bought Wonder from the now-defunct Hostess Brands, said the bread started returning to supermarket shelves Monday.
The company, which also makes Tastykake and Natures Own bread, snapped up five bread brands after Hostess went out of business late last year. The $355 million deal included Butternut, Home Pride and Merita, which are all returning to shelves along with Wonder.
Flowers said Wonder bread is being made at that companys existing plants. The 20 Hostess plants the company acquired as part of the deal were closed, (Flowers VP of Marketing Keith) Aldredge said.
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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Chit/Chat; Food
KEYWORDS: butternut; flowersfoods; homepride; hostess; merita; naturesown; tastykake; unionthugs; wonderbread
posted on 09/23/2013 11:58:56 PM PDT
I wonder how union members feel about their awesome victory now... as I eat a twinkie.
posted on 09/24/2013 12:30:37 AM PDT
Wow! A chance to pay $3 for a 25 cent loaf of bread in a Wonder bag!
posted on 09/24/2013 12:46:58 AM PDT
(I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy)
To: iowamark; Olog-hai
Go ahead and laugh. I can remember my mom giving me a DIME to walk to a local store for a loaf of Wonder bread before dinner. A dime!
Now I can be *VITAL* again!
posted on 09/24/2013 1:58:23 AM PDT
(*In memory of FReeper Blackie. God rest his *Hooligan* soul.*)
Sounds good as long as it is not made by that bread company that bought Mrs. Baird’s bread and destroyed it.
posted on 09/24/2013 2:00:59 AM PDT
(Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
posted on 09/24/2013 8:22:43 AM PDT
by Liberty Valance
(Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
This is a case where we can have our cake and eat it to.
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