Is That Ayn Rand I Hear Laughing?

Hostess had been struggling for years. Ignoring the issues, the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union decided to reject the contract and go on strike. It was the last straw. Hostess shut it all down. It will sell off it’s assets and cease to exist. The product in the news, Twinkies, may yet return to store shelves. A company in Mexico, Grupo Bimbo, one of the largest bakeries in the world, is maneuvering to purchase some or all of the Hostess products. How is that possible? This quote might provide a clue:

“…a non-unionized shop with access to lower-priced sugar in Mexico could be the Twinkie lifeline…”


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