BCTGM http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Missouri Grocers: 'We Expect To Be Out Of Twinkies Within 24 Hours' http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/missouri-grocers-we-expect-be-out-twinkies-within-24-hours <p>Grocery&nbsp;stores across Missouri are running out of Twinkies and other Hostess products, following<a href="http://hostessbrands.com/Closing.aspx"> today’s announcement </a>that the company is going out of business.</p><p>Shoppers had already been snapping up Twinkies, Ding Dongs and other Hostess-made snacks prior to the announcement that the company was closing.&nbsp; Lori Willis is spokeswoman for the St. Louis-based Schnucks grocery chain.&nbsp; She says they expect to completely run out of Hostess snack products by Saturday.</p><p>“As a retailer, this is the very last thing you want to hear, that you’re not going to be able to meet the needs of your customers, so we’re working very hard with a lot of other suppliers to make sure that we can fill in where we can," Willis said.</p><p> Fri, 16 Nov 2012 23:31:55 +0000 Marshall Griffin 6532 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Missouri Grocers: 'We Expect To Be Out Of Twinkies Within 24 Hours'