Chicago chain Jewel-Osco buys last shipment of Twinkies and other Hostess treats

PHOENIX - The last batch of Twinkies and other Hostess products was sold to a company in Chicago, according to a Tuesday report.

InvestorPlace.com reported that Jewel-Osco, a Chicago-based chain, bought more than 20,000 boxes of Twinkies and 5,000 boxes of other Hostess products, clearing out the entire last batch of Hostess products.

Mike Siemenas, a Jewel-Osco spokesperson, told the website that the Twinkies and other Hostess products were selling out quickly in stores in the Chicago-area.

In the article, he compared the Twinkie craze to Black Friday.

Hostess is currently going out of business after years of struggling with labor issues and failing to being in sufficient revenue.

You can read more about the sale here .

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