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Hostess is getting slammed for this brilliantly dumb tweet

The snack food company Hostess has caused a stir with a seemingly tone-deaf tweet that celebrated the start of the baseball season with a blatant reference to football.

Hostess will freeze some Twinkies before shipping them

On Friday Hostess confirmed that some of their Twinkies will be frozen before they are shipped when the pastries are re-released this month.

Judge allows Hostess to close doors, sell assets

Wednesday, news stories speculating whether Hostess would remain open under court order or be sold and remain open in some capacity proved false after a bankruptcy judge granted approval for Hostess to shut down operations after 82 years.

What do you get when you stuff a turkey with Twinkies?

New York - As Thanksgiving and the Hostess bankruptcy both fast approach, one New York restaurateur's unique family recipe combines one of America's favorite holiday dishes with one of its favorite snacks.

Hostess and Bakers Union fail to reach agreement in mediation

A mediation session today between Hostess Brands Inc. and the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco and Grain Millers Union failed to come to an agreement. As a result, the company will move forward with the liquidation process.

Hostess CEO says Twinkies and other brands likely to find buyers

After initiating liquidation of Hostess Brands on Friday, the company's CEO said its iconic Twinkies and other popular brands are likely to find buyers

'Black market' emerges as people rush to buy Hostess snacks

While many are mourning the loss of Hostess, free enterprise and the entrepreneurial spirit is proving to be alive and well as people take to the internet, selling the iconic Hostess Brand snacks for as much at $10 million dollars.

Twinkies cakes and Twinkie merchandise hot items on eBay

After Hostess announced yesterday the company was closing its operations and filing a motion to liquidate, a market for Twinkies and Twinkie-related merchandise emerged on eBay.

Chris Christie ignores question about Twinkies… for 40 seconds

N.J. Gov. Chris Christie ignored a reporter’s question about Twinkies Friday by rambling for 40 seconds about Twinkies — and about Devil Dogs.

Union strike forces Hostess to close; 18,500 jobs lost

Crippled by a nationwide strike, on Friday the makers of Wonder Bread and Hostess Brands snack products that include iconic Twinkies cakes announced plans to permanently close its doors and lay off all of its 18,500 employees.

No more Twinkies, Wonder Bread? Tastes change, sugar prices soar

Irving - Hostess, the maker of Snoballs, Zingers and Twinkies, is preparing to file for bankruptcy again, just two years after emerging from its first filing. The company is hurting from a consumer move to healthier foods, and high labor and ingredient costs.

Richard Branson to serve as air hostess on Air Asia X flight

Sir Richard Branson is expected to wear a red dress, heels and make up while working as a flight attendant after losing a bet.

Tiger Woods accused of paying Uchitel $1 million for silence

Tiger Woods' representatives reportedly offered Rachel Uchitel $1 million in exchange for her silence about her alleged relationship with famous golfer.

Japanese women rush for hostessing under recession

As the recession is sweeping out more jobs in Japan, young women are turning to the once-scorned job of club hostess again for not only a job, but also a glamorous-look life.

Indian court sides with airline grounding 'fat' air hostesses

An Indian court has ruled in favor of Air India, and said that the company has the right to prevent overweight air hostesses from flying.

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