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 articles older than 15 days. Articles newer than 15 days are not included in this offer. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.