By Tim Jimenez
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – The same company that owns Tastykake is now adding Wonder bread to the mix.READ MORE: Philadelphia Police Investigating 2 Separate Fatal Hit-And-Runs: 'It Can Get Pretty Chaotic Around Here'
It was a few months back when Hostess announced it was closing up shop and selling its bread, snacks and cakes brands, bakeries and operations. Millions of Americans across the country then started to mourn the loss of the twinkie.
But now, Georgia-based Flowers Foods, which bought Tastykake two years ago, is getting Hostess’ bread business. That includes Wonder and Nature’s Pride brands, the deal worth $390 million.READ MORE: Temple University Students, Faculty Have Mixed Feelings About Returning To In-Person Learning
That sale includes 20 bakeries and 38 depots, no specifics given on how that could affect the plant in Northeast Philadelphia.
The deal isn’t finalized yet, that has to happen in court. As for the snack cakes, including the twinkie, they’ll be sold separately and buyers could be announced in the coming weeks.MORE NEWS: Teenage Boy Shot 7 Times In West Philadelphia, Police Say