I know the economy is bad, but now I am really pissed.

Discussion in 'Economy' started by Trajan, Jan 10, 2012.

  1. Trajan
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    look, I can put with higher gas prices, alcohol prices and increases for cigars too ...but, don't *uck with my Twinkies or Ding Dongs...:evil:



    Twinkies Maker Preparing for Chapter 11 Filing:doubt:


    Hostess Brands Inc. is preparing to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection as soon as this week, said people familiar with the matter, a move that would mark the second significant court restructuring for the Twinkies and Wonder Bread baker in the past several years.

    The privately held Irving, Texas, company, which employs roughly 19,000 people and carries more than $860 million in debt, has been facing a cash squeeze amid high labor costs and rising prices for sugar, flour and other ingredients, according to people familiar with the matter. Those costs together have proved higher than the company's roughly $2.5 billion in annual sales, creating losses and cash shortfalls, the people said.

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    Hostess Brands, Maker of Twinkies, Preparing for Chapter 11 Filing - WSJ.com
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    I feel sorry for Rinata. I really do. Whatever will she do without Twinkies and Ding Dongs?
     
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    hummm somehow I think going without HO HO's will crush her....:lol:
     
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    Kodak, Hostess, who's next?
     
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    Better that than her crushing the Ho Ho. :lol:
     
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    OK....so if you go out and buy a million of them now, that should last you a lifetime....Twinkies have about a million year half life.
     
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    As long as Rinata doesn't find 'em.
     

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