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Save the Twinkie? Sarasota firm reportedly files bid to buy Hostess

1:43 PM, Nov 19, 2012   |    comments
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Sarasota, Florida - Twinkies, Ding Dongs, Ho Hos and Wonder Bread may remain American made.

A Sarasota investment firm called Hurst Capital, LLLP is one of the latest corporations who have filed a letter of intent with the US Bankruptcy Court to buy Hostess Brands Inc, according to Sarasota Patch.

Hostess, which has been in business for more than 80 years, filed a motion last week to close its doors, sell its assets and lay off 18,500 employees.

A Mexican company called Grupo Bimbo is also bidding for Hostess, according to national reports.  

Isabel Mascarenas

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