Hostess Brands, Inc. - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review by GlobalData

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									                       Hostess Brands, Inc. - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

       Reference Code: GDCPG34557SA                                                                                   Publication Date: MAY 2011

                                         Phone                                                           Revenue           2,700 (Estimated)
       6031 Connection Drive                             +1 972 5324500
                                                                                                                           (million USD)
       Irving, TX                        Fax             +1 972 8927694                                  Net Profit        NA
       75039                             Website         www.interstatebakeriescorp.com                  Employees         21,000
                                                                                                         Industry          Consumer Packaged
       United States                     Exchange
                                                                                                                           Goods

      Company Overview
       Hostess Brands, Inc. (Hostess) is a wholesale baker and distributor of fresh baked bread and sweet goods. It offers a variety of
       products including breads, buns, rolls, croutons, stuffing, dressings, snakes cakes, donuts and other related products under a
       number of well-known national and regional brand names. Major brands offered by the company include Wonder, Hostess, Dolly
       Madison, Merita, Nature’s Pride, Home Pride and Drake’s. Hostess, through its direct route system and about 700 bakery outlets,
       distributes its products across the US. It operates 39 bakeries and distribution centers that cater to various food outlets on about
       6,000 delivery routes.

      Key Executives                                              SWOT Analysis
                 Name                           Title             Hostess Brands, Inc., SWOT Analysis
      Brian J. Driscoll             Chief Executive Officer       Strengths                       Weaknesses

      Michael D. Kafoure            President
                                                                  Efficient Distribution Network              Dependence on Few Customers
      Mr. John Stewart              Chief Financial Officer
       Gary K. Wandschneider        Acting Executive Vice         Broad Product Portfolio                     Product Recalls
                                    President of Operations
                                    and Consultant
      Thomas S. Bartoszewski Executive Vice                       Opportunities                              Threats
                             President, of Eastern
                             Division- Brands
                                                                  Product Innovations                         Government Regulations
      Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
      GlobalData
                                                                  Growing Demand in the Snacks and Changing Consumer Preferences
                                                                  Savory Market
      Key Competitors
      George Weston Bakeries Inc.
                                                                   Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research, GlobalData
      Grupo Bimbo S.A.B. de C.V.
      Rich Products Corporation
      Panera Bread Company
      Kellogg Company
      Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
      GlobalData




Hostess Brands, Inc. - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review                                                                        Reference Code: GDCPG34557SA

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      Table of Contents
      Table of Contents........................................................................................................................................................................................................... 2
      List of Tables .................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
      Section 1 - About the Company ..................................................................................................................................................................................... 4
      Hostess Brands, Inc. - Key Facts................................................................................................................................................................................... 4
      Hostess Brands, Inc. - Key Employees.......................................................................................................................................................................... 5
      Hostess Brands, Inc. - Key Employee Biographies........................................................................................................................................................ 6
      Hostess Brands, Inc. - Major Products and Services..................................................................................................................................................... 7
      Hostess Brands, Inc. - History........................................................................................................................................................................................ 8
      Hostess Brands, Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries ..................................................................................................................................................... 10
            Head Office............................................................................................................................................................................................................ 10
            Other Locations & Subsidiaries ............................................................................................................................................................................. 10
      Section 2 – Company Analysis .................................................................................................................................................................................... 12
      Hostess Brands, Inc. - Business Description ............................................................................................................................................................... 12
      Hostess Brands, Inc. - SWOT Analysis........................................................................................................................................................................ 13
            SWOT Analysis - Overview ................................................................................................................................................................................... 13
            Hostess Brands, Inc. - Strengths ........................................................................................................................................................................... 13
                  Strength - Efficient Distribution Network ......................................................................................................................................................... 13
                  Strength - Broad Product Portfolio .................................................................................................................................................................. 13
                  Strength - Strong Presence in the US............................................................................................................................................................. 13
            Hostess Brands, Inc. - Weaknesses...................................................................................................................................................................... 13
                  Weakness - Dependence on Few Customers................................................................................................................................................. 13
                  Weakness - Product Recalls ............................................................................................................................
								
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