Hostess Brands Inc., the makers of Twinkies, Ding Dongs and Wonder Bread, says it’s going out of business, leading some Americans to stock up on the sweet processed treats in case they disappear from shelves.
The stunning announcement is the result of a bankruptcy and labor dispute, the Associated Press reports. More than 18,000 jobs would be cut.
According to WCPO, some grocery stores are now getting calls from buyers asking if they still have Twinkies on their shelves, as some consumers who grew up with the brand prepare to stock up on treats including Ho Ho’s and the Hostess Fruit Pie, among many others.
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