Items Tagged with 'Flowers Foods'


Bimbo, Flowers bid for Canada Bread

November 25, 2013

Grupo Bimbo and Flowers Foods are said to be among the early bidders for Canada Bread, the bakery business that’s majority-owned by Canadian food group Maple Leaf Foods.

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Flowers Foods to reopen Nevada bakery in late 2013

October 14, 2013

Flowers Foods announces Flowers Baking Co., of Henderson LLC, Henderson, Nev., will begin production late this year. The company will produce Nature’s Own bread for markets in southern Nevada and parts of California.

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Flowers Foods completes acquisition of Hostess bakeries, bread brands

July 22, 2013

Flowers Foods Inc., Thomasville, Ga., completes the acquisition of Hostess Brands’ bread assets, including 20 bakeries; the Wonder, Merita, Home Pride, Butternut and Nature’s Pride brands; and 36 depots from Old HB Inc. (formerly Hostess Brands). The adjusted purchase price was $355 million.

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Flowers Foods acquires Sara Lee, Earthgrains assets in California

February 26, 2013

Flowers Foods has acquired the perpetual, exclusive and royalty-free licenses to the Sara Lee and Earthgrains brands for sliced breads, buns and rolls in California from BBU Inc.

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Flowers Foods to acquire certain Hostess bread brands, bakeries

January 12, 2013

Thomasville, Ga.-based Flowers Foods Inc. has signed two asset purchase agreements with Hostess Brands Inc., Irving, Texas, for numerous Hostess bread brands, bakeries and depots.

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Hostess Brands in talks with Flowers Foods, Grupo Bimbo

January 7, 2013
Grupo Bimbo SAB, Mexico City, and Flowers Foods, Thomasville, Ga., are emerging as the two of the bidders for Wonder Bread and other Hostess bread brands as Irving, Texas-based Hostess Brands Inc. tries to sell off its assets under bankruptcy-court oversight.
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Flowers Foods considered likely bidder for some Hostess assets

December 4, 2012
Flowers Foods’ renegotiation of its lending terms could mean the Thomasville, Ga., company is preparing to bid on some of Hostess’ assets.
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Will Flowers Foods get a taste for Twinkies?

November 30, 2012

The maker of Tastykake and Nature's Own baked goods may be a likely bidder for some of the assets owned by Hostess, which could help it expand geographically.

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Flowers Foods names Craig S. Parr senior vice president of finance, chief risk officer

October 1, 2012

Flowers Foods, Thomasville, Ga., has appointed Craig S. Parr to the newly created position of senior vice president of finance and chief risk officer.

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Flowers Buys Lepage

June 8, 2012
Flowers Foods Inc., which makes Nature's Own bread, Tastykake treats and other baked goods, has agreed to buy Lepage Bakeries Inc.
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