Hostess Brands to Enter Mediation with Bakers Union

             Hostess Brands to Enter Mediation with Bakers Union

PR Newswire

IRVING, Texas, Nov. 19, 2012

IRVING, Texas, Nov. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hostess Brands Inc. announced
that it will follow a request from the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern
District of New York to enter a confidential mediation on Tuesday with the
Bakery, Confectionary, Tobacco and Grain Millers Union (BCTGM).

Today's hearing to consider Hostess Brands' motion to wind down the Company
and sell all of its assets has been adjourned until 11 a.m., EST, on

Production remains shut down.

About Hostess Brands
Founded in 1930 and based in Irving, Texas, Hostess Brands' products have
included iconic brands such as Hostess®, Wonder®, Nature's Pride®, Dolly
Madison®, Drake's®, Butternut®, Home Pride® and Merita®. Hostess Brands has
approximately 18,500 employees and operates 33 bakeries, 553 distribution
centers, approximately 5,500 delivery routes and 527 bakery outlet stores
throughout the United States.

SOURCE Hostess Brands Inc.

Contact: Lance Ignon,, or Tom Becker, Sitrick And
Company, +1-212-573-6100, or +1-415-793-8851, or Anita-Marie Laurie, or Tammy
Taylor, Sitrick And Company, +1-310-788-2850; or Erik Halvorson, Hostess
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