Twinkie Tweets – Pictures Of The Backlash To Hostess Shut-Down

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) — Hostess Brands announced that it will be closing its St. Louis plant and is asking a federal bankruptcy court for permission to close for good. The company blames a strike by bakers protesting a new contract for the change in operations.

The maker of iconic baked goods like Wonder Bread, Twinkies, Ho-Ho’s, Snowballs and many more has gone viral. Many are taking to Twitter, YouTube and Facebook to express their frustration and remember some of their favorite snacks.

Full story: Hostess Brands Closing For Good

Below are some of the top Instagram, Twitter and YouTube videos about Hostess.

$100 for a box of twinkles on eBay #hostess

A photo posted by Joe Millitzer (@millitzer) on


"Twinkie, #Twinkie, Little Suet-Filled Sponge-Cake Log, Now I Know Just What You Are." -SPY, 1989 @kbandersen #RIPTwinkie

A photo posted by claire howorth (@clairehoworth) on

Not a Twinkie to be found… @fox59😦

A photo posted by Eva Pilgrim (@evapilgrim) on


But what of the @Hostess_Snacks wedding cake?!?

A photo posted by Erin (Phraner) Sytsma (@erinphraner) on

R.I.P. Twinkie and all other amazing products.. On the board in creative writing lololol

A photo posted by Carly Donley (@carlydonley00) on