March 15, 2013

Hostess Brands on Thursday announced that the stalking horse bid submitted by McKee Foods for the Drake's snack cake brand will be presented for approval to the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, as no other qualified bids were received for those assets.

February 27, 2013

According to published reports, Flowers Foods is set to buy Hostess bread brands, including Wonder bread, for $360 million after no other bidder came forward with a competing offer, a source familiar with the sale acknowledged Wednesday.

January 28, 2013

McKee Foods, makers of Little Debbie snack cakes, is offering $25 to $30 million for Hostess Brands Inc.'s Drake's brand, according to published reports.

January 14, 2013

Hostess Brands has chosen a stalking-horse bidder for its bread business, the bankrupt baking company said.

December 14, 2012

Kroger and Walmart may be looking to buy up assets from bankrupt food company Hostess Brands, according to published reports.

December 11, 2012

Fans of "Zombieland" take heart — should the world come to an end, the last Twinkie will be available at a Chicago-area Jewel Osco.

November 16, 2012

Hostess Brands, the maker of Twinkies and Ho Ho's, is closing down amid a union strike that the company said forced it to halt operations.

February 6, 2012

Hostess is making one of its limited-edition treats a full-time staple.

January 11, 2012

The maker of Twinkies and Wonder Bread has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

November 15, 2011

Hostess is launching a contest that invites fans of its Donettes brand to receive a chance to win a grand prize of $2,500, as well as free Donettes for a year.

September 12, 2011

Consumers still have a sweet tooth despite a sour economy. U.S. confectionery sales at food, drug and mass stores continue to grow at a pace of 4.2%, outpacing overall store sales, according to data from the National Confectioners Association.


July 25, 2011

Hostess has added a chocolate-frosted treat to its Donettes line.

June 13, 2011

Hostess is kicking off a summer sweepstakes that celebrates America's favorite national pastime.

May 3, 2011

Consumers have helped Hostess add a new Twinkie flavor to its lineup.

April 27, 2011

Celebrating the recent launch of its strawberry-flavored cupcakes, Hostess is kicking off a new promotion.

March 21, 2011

Hostess is going "old-school cool."

February 24, 2011

Hostess is promoting its classic Twinkie snack with two limited-edition flavors.

February 15, 2011

Hostess has added a new member to its line of squiggle-topped cupcakes.

January 4, 2011

Hostess is extending its SmartBakes line with a new breakfast cake.

August 22, 2010

Hostess is launching a brand of muffins to coincide with the back-to-school season, the baked...

July 20, 2010

Hostess is getting sweet on breakfast....