For the second time in less than two years, Hostess is closing the Schiller Park bakery the famous Twinkie snack cake was invented.
The cream-filled sponge cakes are back in a big way after Hostess filed for bankruptcy amid a labor dispute with its workers. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports.
Twinkies, Ho-Hos and Ding-Dongs are coming back to the store shelves.
Hostess is moving ahead with plans to sell its Twinkies, and one of the new owners says the spongy cream-filled snacks could be back on shelves by summer.
The indestructible Twinkie appears to be one step closer to a comeback.
Supermarket chain Jewel-Osco announced many of its Chicago-area stores will get final shipments of Hostess products on Tuesday.
A south suburban restaurant was handing out free Twinkies to customers on Wednesday.
Hostess Brands Inc. lived to die another day.
Hostess Brands Inc. and its second largest union will go into mediation to try and resolve their differences, meaning the company won’t go out of business just yet. The news came Monday after Hostess moved to liquidate and sell off its assets in bankruptcy court citing a crippling strike last week.
Hostess, the maker of Twinkies, Ding Dongs and Wonder Bread, is going out of business, and customers have been rushing to local stores to grab their favorite fatty, sugary snacks before they’re gone.
The flagship Hostess product, the Twinkie, was invented by Schiller Park bakery manager James Dewar in 1930 under a precursor company, Continental Baking Co.