Hostess Sells Bread Brands to Flowers Foods 1/12/13
January 12, 2013
NEW YORK - Hostess says it is selling most of its bread business,
including the Wonder and Nature's Pride brands, to Flowers Foods Inc. for $390
The sale also includes 20 bakeries and 38 depots.
Irving-based Hostess announced in November that it was shutting down its
business and selling its bread, snacks and cakes brands along with its 33
The North Texas-based company's demise came after years of management
turmoil and turnover.
Other brands included in the sale are Butternut, Home Pride, Merita and
Flowers Foods is based in Thomasville, Georgia.