Why did Twinkies' shelf-life suddenly expire (or did it)?

Daily Journal.

In this attorney-authored article, Littler's Robert Millman and Mhairi Whitton examine the bankruptcy filing by baked-goods company Hostess Brands, Inc. "Hostess' case was unique in that it truly was the result of the convergence of a confluence of factors: a dramatic decline in sales, skyrocketing costs of key manufacturing ingredients, a deep nationwide recession, tenuous relations between labor and management, labor unions that had already made concessions, and the preferred creditor status of private equity concerns," write the authors.

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