Hostess Brands

Hostess Brands

Hostess Brands, Inc., known as Interstate Bakeries during most of its existence since 1930, is a wholesale baker and distributor of bakery products in the United States. It is the owner of the Hostess, Wonder Bread, Nature's Pride, Dolly Madison, Butternut Breads, and Drake's brands.

For many years, it was based at 12 East Armour Boulevard, Kansas City, Missouri. In 2009, after it emerged from a 2004 bankruptcy, the name was changed to Hostess Brands, Inc., and the headquarters moved to Irving, Texas. Hostess Brands, Inc., sought bankruptcy protection under Chapter 11, Title 11, United States Code again in January 2012.

On November 16, 2012, the company filed a motion in United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York in White Plains seeking permission to close its business and sell its assets. On November 21, 2012, the motion to close its business was accepted.

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