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11/21/16Hostess Brands, Inc. Announces Completion of Strategic Refinancing
KANSAS CITY, Mo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 21, 2016-- Hostess Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ: TWNK, TWNKW) (the “Company” or “Hostess”), one of the largest manufacturers and marketers of sweet baked goods including Twinkies®, Ding Dongs®, Ho Hos®, Donettes® and a variety of new and classic treats, today announced the completion of a debt refinancing, including the repricing of its existing First Lien Term Loan and the refinancing of its existing debt into an all firs... 
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11/10/16Hostess Brands, Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2016 Financial Results for Hostess Holdings, L.P.
KANSAS CITY, Mo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 10, 2016-- Hostess Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ: TWNK, TWNKW)(the “Company”), one of the largest manufacturers and marketers of sweet baked goods including Twinkies®, Ding Dongs®, Ho Hos®, Donettes® and a variety of new and classic treats, today reported third quarter ended September 30, 2016 financial results for its subsidiary Hostess Holdings, L.P. (“Hostess”). Third quarter 2016 financial results for Hostess re... 
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11/04/16Gores Holdings, Inc. Completes Acquisition of Hostess Brands, LLC, Maker of Twinkies®
Combined company renamed Hostess Brands, Inc. and will trade on NASDAQ under TWNK and TWNKW November 04, 2016 11:20 AM Eastern Daylight Time LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Gores Holdings, Inc. ("Gores Holdings") (NASDAQ CM: GRSHU, GRSH, GRSHW), a special purpose acquisition company sponsored by an affiliate of The Gores Group, LLC ("The Gores Group" or "Gores"), today announced that it completed t... 
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08/15/16Hostess Introduces Deep-Fried Twinkies, No State Fair Trip Required
Popular Carnival Treat Will be Available in the Freezer Aisle at Wal-Mart Stores Across the Country this Summer August 15, 2016 In response to Americans' undying love for the popular State Fair delicacy, Hostess is rolling out frozen deep-fried Twinkies – funnel cake-battered sponge cake with a creamy filling – this summer at Wal-Mart stores nationwide. The product will be available in grocery stores and other mass retailers later in the year. The pre-p... 
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07/20/16Hostess Introduces New Mini Muffins Recipe with 8 Grams of Whole Grain Per Serving
Three Flavors – Chocolate Chip, Blueberry and Birthday Cake – Also Boast Improved Taste and Texture July 20, 2016 As the need for on-the-go snacks is ever increasing, Hostess has introduced new Mini Muffins in three flavors – Chocolate Chip, Blueberry and Birthday Cake – available on store shelves starting this month. The new recipe features enhanced flavor and texture, as well as greater moisture and, most notably, the nutritional benefit of 8 grams of whole gr... 
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07/12/16Hostess Brands Taps Mars Chocolate North America to Introduce Hostess® Brownies Made with M&M's® and MILKY WAY® Candy
Brownie and Candy Lovers No Longer Need to Pick One or the Other, Thanks to New Licensing Deal July 12, 2016 Two of America's Icons, Hostess and Mars Chocolate North America, have come together to offer two new delicious treats hitting stores nationwide this month: Hostess® Brownies made with M&M's® chocolate candies and Hostess® Brownies made with MILKY WAY® pieces. "With brownies being such an important segment of the category, we set out to elevate th... 
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06/13/16Hostess Acquires In-store Bakery Company Superior Cake Products, Inc.
Category Growth and Rising Consumer Demand for Fresh and High Quality Baked Goods Drive Strategic, First-time Acquisition for Hostess June 13, 2016 Tapping into the rapidly expanding in-store bakery category, Hostess Brands has completed its acquisition of Superior Cake Products, Inc., a Massachusetts-based in-store bakery company. This is the company's first acquisition since the Hostess brand returned to the market under new ownership in 2013. S... 
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06/02/16That’s a Big Twinkie: Hostess Teams up with Sony Pictures to Welcome Ghostbusters Back to the Big Screen
Key Lime Slime Twinkies and Ghostbusters-themed Limited Edition Packaging Available in Stores Now June 02, 2016 Hostess Brands and Sony Pictures have teamed up for a collaboration of epic proportions to celebrate the July 15, 2016 theatrical release of Ghostbusters, with a limited edition flavor and packaging on store shelves starting today. Thirty years after Dr. Egon Spengler equated the amount of psychokinetic energy in New York to a thirty-five foot long Twink... 
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01/12/16Hostess® Sweetens the Deal This Valentines’s Day with Five Limited Edition Snack Cakes
January 12, 2016 Hostess has been hit with cupid's arrow this winter, bringing consumers five limited time only Valentine's Day treats, expanding on last year's hit Red Velvet CupCakes. A romantic twist on Hostess' quintessential treats, the holiday-themed roster includes: Chocolate Covered Strawberry CupCakes – a pale pink, chocolate frosted strawberry cake with crème filling; Red Velvet Donettes; I Heart U Cakes – heart shaped chocolate cakes covered in rich layer o... 
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