A Hostess Twinkies sign is shown at the Utah Hostess plant in Ogden, Utah. Hostess, the maker of Twinkies, Ding Dongs and Wonder Bread, announced Friday 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.
Photo by Associated Press /Chattanooga Times Free Press .
published Friday, November 16th, 2012
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Let’s not panic. We all know that Twinkies, Ding Dongs, Wonder bread and the rest of Hostess Brands’ oddly everlasting foods aren’t going away any time soon, even if the food culture that created them is gasping its last.