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End of the line for Twinkies?

Post by Cheryl Tucker on Nov. 16, 2012 at 3:59 pm |
April 26, 2013 8:55 am

Word that Hostess plans to shut down in the wake of union and management woes is sad news for the company’s 18,500 workers – including more than 100 at its Seattle bakery.

Junk-food lovers – who have long savored Hostess’ sugary Twinkies, Ho Hos, Sno Balls, Cupcakes (my favorite) and Ding Dongs – have many other options. So after a brief period of mourning, they’ll be OK.

My question is, what will the fair vendors who deep-fry Twinkies use now? They should keep their fingers crossed that some other company buys the rights to make the confection.

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