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Flowers Foods set to buy Wonder bread: source

Wonder Bread

Flowers Foods Inc (FLO.N) is set to buy Hostess Brands Inc's HTBRS.UL bread brands including Wonder bread for $360 million, a source familiar with the matter said on Wednesday, giving the No. 2 U.S. baking company a bigger slice of the fast-consolidating bread business.


Hoarding Twinkies? Relax, treats will likely survive Hostess sale


Twinkie lovers, relax. The tasty cream-filled golden spongecakes are likely to survive, even though their maker will be sold in bankruptcy court. Hostess Brands, baker of Wonder Bread as well as Twinkies, Ding Dongs and Ho Ho's, will be in a New York bankruptcy courtroom today to start the process of selling itself.


Hostess to close, cites nationwide worker strike

Hostess Going Out of Business

Hostess Brands says it is going out of business, closing plants that make Twinkies and Wonder Bread and laying off all of its 18,500 workers. The Irving, Texas, company says a nationwide worker strike crippled its ability to make and deliver its products at several locations.

Senh: Your move, strikers.


Twinkies maker Hostess seeks bankruptcy protection

The maker of Twinkies, Sno Balls and Wonder Bread is trying to lose the fat. Hostess Brands is hoping to cut its high costs as it heads back into bankruptcy protection for the second time in less than a decade.


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