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2012-11-20 Economy
The Twinkie: Will it return as a Mexican expat?
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Posted by Fred 2012-11-20 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6515 views ]  Top

#1 The brands "most likely will be purchased by a competitor that will bolt the additional sales to a more efficient delivery system," company that does not have a blood sucking leech of a union attached to it" David Pauker, a food industry restructuring specialist, tells Reuters. "The company itself won't survive."

There, fixed that.
Posted by Lone Ranger 2012-11-20 01:43||   2012-11-20 01:43|| Front Page Top

#2 Teamsters have already expressed interest in putting money into a deal. They are a serious part of the mix.
Posted by Dale 2012-11-20 01:53||   2012-11-20 01:53|| Front Page Top

#3 It gets more surreal.
US Tries To Wrest Control Of Hostess Liquidation As Management Seeks To Pay $1.75 Million In "Incentive" Bonuses
Posted by tipper 2012-11-20 05:18||   2012-11-20 05:18|| Front Page Top

#4 Depends on whether those 'incentive' bonuses were for retention, performance, or negotiated part of contracts.
Posted by Pappy 2012-11-20 08:46||   2012-11-20 08:46|| Front Page Top

#5 "Wasting away in Margaritaville"

Will each twinkie come with its own worm?
Posted by Frozen Al 2012-11-20 09:58||   2012-11-20 09:58|| Front Page Top

#6 Watch for a BIMBO delivery truck coming your way soon! Try the "penguinos" - same as Hostess cupcakes.
Posted by borgboy 2012-11-20 12:10||   2012-11-20 12:10|| Front Page Top

#7 Frozen Al: no worms expected. Sorry. Every 1,000th Twinkie will be stuffed with cocaine to drive up sales! Sales will zoom!
Posted by borgboy 2012-11-20 12:31||   2012-11-20 12:31|| Front Page Top

#8 A business person from Brazil bought out a business in the US and a customer required the hiring of union people for the project the business was doing for them. The Brazilian owner said most of the American union people were good enough at what they did but they demanded way too much money, were fat, and were always complaining about everything way too much.
Posted by Voldemort Grereth1352 2012-11-20 13:25||   2012-11-20 13:25|| Front Page Top

#9 For a little balance, Bimbo has done a great job protecting the quality of my Thomas Original English muffins.
Posted by TMI  2012-11-20 13:27||  2012-11-20 13:27|| Front Page Top

#10 It's over
Hostess Mediation Fails, Liquidation To Proceed; Furious Laid Off Workers Now Turn On Labor Union
For those who are going through withdrawal symptoms:
Posted by tipper 2012-11-20 22:17||   2012-11-20 22:17|| Front Page Top

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