Twinkie Maker Hostess Brands Inc. to Shut Down After Strike


An 'on strike' sign stands on the truck of striking worker Arthur... News PhotoBakery,Bankruptcy,Business,Crisis,Finance,Food And Drink Industry,Food and Drink,Horizontal,Hostess Brands,Illinois,Liquidation,Midwest USA,North America,Occupation,Peoria - Illinois,Picket Line,Standing,Strike - Industrial Action,The Americas,The Media,USA,WeekPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2012 BloombergAn 'on strike' sign stands on the truck of striking worker Arthur King, who said he has been sleeping in his truck on the picket line for a week, outside a Hostess Brands Inc. bakery in Peoria, Illinois, U.S., on Friday, Nov. 16, 2012. Hostess Brands Inc., the bankrupt maker of Wonder bread and Twinkies, said it will fire more than 18,000 workers and liquidate after a nationwide strike by bakery workers crippled operations. Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images