Hostess to reopen, expand bakery in Kansas; initial hires underway
Announcement made by investment partnership that bought Hostess Brands' snack cake product lines
EMPORIA, Kan.—Hostess Brands LLC says it will reopen its eastern Kansas bakery this summer, with the hiring of an initial 250 people already underway.
Hostess Brands LLC paid $410-million for the rights to the Hostess and Dolly Madison snack cake brands, along with five plants.
Hostess Brands officials said they’ll expand the bakery.
They’re aiming for total employment of about 300 people within the next few years.