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Hostess... going out of business?!?!?!

Last posted Nov 21, 2012 at 01:29AM EST. Added Nov 16, 2012 at 10:45AM EST
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I agree with MDF. I heard (via ESPN radio, no less, so take that as you will) that they were looking to sell it.

What will likely happen is that some other company will buy it but still produce the same products. I don’t think anyone buying Hostess will want to remove the name “Twinkies” from their repertoire. A rose by a different name would taste just as sweet, but it wouldn’t sell as well.

So I’m betting that you’ll still see all of your favorite Hostess snacks, but instead of seeing “Hostess,” you might see another company’s name in the corner. Perhaps you’ll still see “Hostess.” But they aren’t getting rid of Twinkies.

Mack TheUnoriginal wrote:

You’re telling me…that these actually exist…BUT NOW I’LL NEVER BE ABLE TO PARTAKE OF DELICIOUS CAKE AND COFFEE AT THE SAME TIME?! Why must I learn of such things only after the fact?!

I will send you a box of these delicacies to your house.
No, that is too dangerous.
There are a few in the Wal-Mart near you, HURRY.
YOU MUSN’T WASTE A MOMENT, GO
NOW!!!

Skeletor-sm

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