Hostess Price Gouging Begins

    CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 15:  Hostess Brands products are shown on November 15, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. Hostess Brands Inc. has warned striking workers with the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union that it will move to liquidate the company if plant operations don’t return to normal levels by this afternoon.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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    Craving a Ho Ho? Get ready to shell out some serious dough for the novelty treats made by the soon-to-be-defunct Hostess company. Entrepreneurs are buying boxes by the dozens and reselling the normally cheap goods on Ebay and Craigslist for hundreds, and even thousands, of dollars. Shockingly, fans may be making the best investment by purchasing online. Hostess is planning to sell its brands at auction, so it’s possible the beloved snacks will continue to be made and sold by another brand.

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