(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.



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.


(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.



Georgia Company Purchases Tastykake For $165 Million

Flowers Foods Inc. is buying Tasty Baking Co., maker of Tastykakes, for about $165 million.


(A portion of the new "Baker's Square" development.  Artist's rendering provided)

North Philadelphia Neighborhood’s New Shopping Center Will Include Supermarket

Groundbreaking ceremonies were held Friday morning in the city’s “Hunting Park West” neighborhood for a new development that includes a much-needed supermarket.


(Tasty Baking Company's top selling item, the Peanut Butter Kandy Kake.  Photo provided)

Tastykakes Set To Return To Phillies’ Ballpark Concession Stands

Tastykakes are making a comeback at the Phillies’ ballpark this season.