The Twinkie: Will it return as a Mexican expat? One rumored bidder for the Hostess assets “…hints at the future of Twinkies and maybe the US bakery business as a whole: Mexico’s Grupo Bimbo, the world’s largest bread baking firm, which already owns parts of Sara Lee, Entenmann’s and Thomas English Muffins.” One day, perhaps soon, Americans will be sneaking over the border to Mexico to find jobs. Forward!

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CO2Insanity
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The BK judge is making them and the union negotiate.

RobertW
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sounds like the “judge” is pro-union.

flashingscotsman
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Depends on if he’s making the union negotiate in good faith. The teamsters did, and wanted the bakers to do it too.

flashingscotsman
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With the trucks they have to drive, I think the Teamsters should get a premium wage.

Edit: HAD to.

http://www.abc27.com/story/20115981/hostess-to-close-cites-nationwide-worker-strike

CO2Insanity
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Refried twinkies anyone?

Not so silent
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Here’s the really sad part of the unemployment at Hostess…

http://cheezburger.com/6772586752

drb
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Didja know that twinkiesn and hoho’s were being sold on ebay for upwards of $100 a box?

poppajoe49
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I would never do it!
Little Debbie and Drakes are both good alternatives, also Wal Mart has their own versions of most of those items.
People are so stupid!

drb
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they will know it when hostess reopens for business. (after the judges tells ’em they have to-sarc)

poppajoe49
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It’s like Beanie Babies and Tickle Me Elmo. When you think there aren’t enough, you’ll pay anything to get them.

Not so silent
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No one will want Elmo anymore, he is a confirmed perv….and just quit….I guess Elmo was grabbing Ding Dongs and twinkies.

drb
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yes but they are hardly a necessity. its beyond stupid

poppajoe49
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MUWAH!!

Let’s not even go there with X-Box or PlayStations!
Talk about unnecessary and expensive!

flashingscotsman
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Newsflash! Twinkies don’t taste any better now than they did two weeks ago!

EXFED4
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I don’t eat much of this stuff and I don’t buy anything from mexico, like York Peppermint Patties and Hershey’s chocolate.

RobertW
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wait, are you sayin hershey’s in mexican? when did they move from Penn?

looks like I’m gonna have to start gettin my choco from Germany, if this is true.

Dangit.

Progressive Hemrrhoid
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Progressive Hemrrhoid

Afraid so, they have closed some US and Canadian plants, and opened up a plant south of the border in 2007.

RobertW
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looks like i’ll have to boycott sara lee now.

Not so silent
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El Ding Dong, El Twinkie, El Ho-ho…..I can just see it now with the Mexican flag on the package….

flashingscotsman
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Will they be selling them alongside tacos at the local taco shop?

poppajoe49
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Taco Creamo?

flashingscotsman
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Now I’m starting to get a craving for some fried ice cream.

RobertW
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that’d be barry’s next appointee.

PsychoDad
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Thomas’ English muffins suck. Any 99c/doz store brand beats ’em hollow.

pink Floyd
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So it’s going to be “Bimbo’s” Twinkies? That sounds like a Madonna concert.

As for the Butcher, Baker and Candlestick Maker Union…with apologies to Rocco from the “Boondock Saints”,

I will shoot myself in the f*cking head if you can bake a loaf of bread.

RobertW
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here kitty kitty.

sifi
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Grupo Bimbo’s Twinkies, Ho Hos, and Ding Dongs. Sounds like a porn title.

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