Hostess Brands to Add New Bakery in Arkadelphia, Ark., to Meet Increased Demand

March 7, 2022 Hostess Brands

Hostess Brands has announced that it will convert an idled factory in Arkadelphia, Ark., into a state-of-the-art bakery. The bakery is expected to be operational in the second half of 2023 and bring approximately 150 new jobs to the community over the next three years.

Hostess Brands Names Food Industry Leader Dan O’Leary as Chief Growth Officer

May 18, 2021 Hostess Brands

Hostess Brands, LLC (the “Company”) announced today that food industry and consumer packaged goods veteran Dan O’Leary will join the Company as its Chief Growth Officer on May 10, 2021. Under this newly created role, O’Leary will be responsible for the P&L oversight and general management of the Hostess® and Voortman® brands as well as overseeing the Company’s marketing, R&D and strategy organizations.

Hostess Brands, LLC Expands Voluntary Recall

August 26, 2020 FDA

Hostess Brands, LLC (“Hostess Brands”) is expanding its voluntary recall of certain Hostess® Raspberry Zingers® because the product may develop mold prior to the best by date. The expanded recall applies to the following Raspberry

Hostess Brands Invests in Future Product Development with New Innovation Lab

August 7, 2020 Hostess Brands

Located in Lenexa, Kansas, the Hostess Innovation Lab employs around 20 researchers, product testers and bakers whose mission is to create new snack cakes that resonate with consumers and bring moments of joy to daily life.

Swander Pace Capital Completes Sale of Voortman to Hostess Brands

January 8, 2020 Swander Pace Capital

Swander Pace Capital, a leading private equity firm focused on consumer products companies, today announced that it has completed the previously announced sale of Voortman Cookies Limited to Hostess Brands, Inc. in a transaction valued at approximately $320 million (C$425 million) in cash.