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Topic: Sad So Say, Say good by to Twinkies Ding Dongs my Fav Hostess Cup Cakes - SomeWhat Hated WonderBread
Syntax started this discussion 2.1 years ago#23,476
This instead of taking time to reply to my Fav current Topic on New USA Civil War(Proposed) - Work has taken over 20 Hour days 0 Work with time only for NPR and a bit of CNN in background.
Hostess gave Unions 25% of Ownership and a seat on the Board of Directors, yet Unions wanted more and went on strike, and 18,500-member workforce, now headed off to unemployment office to end up on the dole.
One of my Fav TV Shows the Closer, CLOSED. Brenda Lee Johnson's fav Ding Dongs never more never more.
I have gone as much as a decade without eating them Cup Cakes n only recently re work stress started to buy them again.
Off to a business meeting at Q-com & on my way home I will buy a box of Ding Dongs cause I do not even know if I ever tried them. Snow balls looooong ago, now never more never more.
Mrs. Cubbisonâ€™s Stuffing Mix now Nixed Drake's Seinfield's cast fav never more never more
Dolly Madison (only food, store bought, that I was allergic too and could never figure out what trace element made me horrid sick)
Industry Food (Bakery)
Headquarters Irving, Texas, U.S.
Key people Gregory Rayburn, CEO
Products Brands such as Wonder Bread, Hostess, Nature's Pride, Merita, Home Pride and Dolly Madison
Revenue US$2.798 billion (2008)
Net income -US$143.68million (2008)
Total equity -US$461.71million (2008)
Killer Lettuce You may be in need of Bacon & Tomato inside Wonder bread. Wonder Bread is now only available on Ebay for a mild mark up of 10,000%
Then after a filling lunch may I recommend Reading 101 for Web Links
Hostess Brands Inc. today announced that it is winding down operations and has filed a motion with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court seeking permission to close its business and sell its assets, including its iconic brands and facilities. Bakery operations have been suspended at all plants.
"A lunch box featuring â€œTwinkie the Kid,â€ a cartoon cowboy character that bears a striking resemblance to the iconic yellow cake, fetched a winning bid of $690 on Friday, after Hostess said it was seeking permission from a federal bankruptcy court to close down all its bakeries."
methman !KansasxqvM joined in and replied with this 2.1 years ago, 34 minutes later, 1 day after the original post[^][v]#367,240
There's gonna be an investigation into why Hostess failed. It's glaringly obvious that poor management is at the heart of the failure, but it may go beyond poor into criminal. Ugh, I can't remember who is launching the investigation and I can't find it with a quick search. But I know I read that in a news article. :/
Anonymous G joined in and replied with this 2.1 years ago, 10 minutes later, 1 day after the original post[^][v]#367,245
A snack food company failed: serious business in America.
squeegee !hbZVTk6JYc replied with this 2.1 years ago, 52 minutes later, 1 day after the original post[^][v]#367,249
I think it's more about the thousands of people that will lose their jobs likely because of criminal mischief by execs.
Criminals are criminals after all, regardless what the company produces.
A. Merican replied with this 2.1 years ago, 45 minutes later, 1 day after the original post[^][v]#367,251