|Published: 9:28 AM, 11/21/2012
Author: Tommy Millsaps
Source: The Monroe County Advocate
The Merita Bakery or the "Bread Store" as it is more commonly known is closing its Main Street store in
Sweetwater due to the Hostess Company's difficulties.
Store employees told The Advocate & Democrat Tuesday that Tuesday (Nov. 20) would likely be the last day
the store is open. The store is had big sales to clear out all
Hostess Brands Inc. announced Nov. 16
from its Irving, Texas office that it is winding down operations and
has filed a motion with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court seeking permission
to close its business and sell its assets, including its iconic
brands and facilities. Bakery operations have been suspended at all
See full story in the Wednesday, Nov. 21, edition of The Advocate & Democrat.
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