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(Tasty Baking president Paul Ridder at the companty's 100th anniversary celebration.  Photo by John Ostapkovich)

Tastykake, a Sweet Philadelphia Icon, Marks 100th Birthday

“Today we’re making 100 special deliveries to local charities and first responders across Philadelphia and surrounding communities,” said Tastykake president Paul Ridder.

02/25/2014

(A Hostess Twinkie.  File photo by Tim Boyle/ Getty Images)

Hostess Corp., In Chapter 7, Becomes A Case Study In Area College Courses

The odyssey of Hostess Brands is not only playing out in bankruptcy court and business boardrooms. Its liquidation is also being followed in schools of business on university campuses.

11/26/2012

Stigall Show Log 11.20.12

Chris discusses all the efforts to save Hostess and Twinkies, the free stuff people are able to find to make it though tough times and the uproar caused by Wal-mart and Target opening on Thanksgiving night. He also talks to Comedian Dom Irrera in advance of his shows at Helium Comedy Club this week.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–11/20/2012

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Tasty Baking Company To Cut 32 Jobs At Ex-Corporate HQ

Tasty Baking Co., the maker of Tastykakes and other packaged sweets, will cut 32 jobs at its former corporate headquarters in Philadelphia, a move decided upon after it was acquired by Flower Foods Inc. this year, Tasty said Friday.

08/05/2011

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Tastykake Workers Respond To Take-Over Deal

“Philadelphia” is not among the ingredients listed on Tastykake packages, but some who love the treats might argue they wouldn’t taste the same if they weren’t made here by people who live here.

04/12/2011

(Mayor Nutter, outside his office, commenting on the Tastykake deal.  Photo by John Ostapkovich)

Nutter Says Tastykake Takeover Is Good For Philadelphia

Mayor Michael Nutter says the broad outlines of the Tastykake deal look good to him.

04/11/2011