It is a sad day for Twinkie lovers, cupcake fans, Ding Dong devotees and Wonder Bread consumers.
The beloved Hostess brand shut down operations on November 15 after a worker strike. The company 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," according to a statement posted on the Hostess Brands website.
The Chicago Tribune reported that a liquidation hearing will be held in White Plains on Monday, November 19 at 2 p.m.
According to Hostess Brands, the bankruptcy will result in closing 33 bakeries, 565 distribution centers, about 5,500 delivery routes and 570 bakery outlet stores throughout the country.
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