Private Equity Firms to Bring Twinkies Back to Store Shelves by Lance Turner Posted 3/13/2013 08:32 am Updated 5 years ago Hostess Brands Inc., whose products include Twinkies and Ding Dongs, is being purchased by a pair of private equity firms. Want the Full Article? Get Unlimited Archive Access for $19.95 per Year Readers must pay to access stories older than 15 days. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.