Hostess Brands Twinkies are shown on November 16, 2012. Hostess Brands Inc. decided to liquidate its business after striking workers didn't return to work. (Photo illustration by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
NEW YORK - Even though Hostess Brands Inc. will soon be out of business, that doesn’t mean it’s not hungry for some cash.
According to a report by Reuters, Hostess is filing suit against The Kroger Co. and several of its subsidiaries.
The report states Hostess filed suit Monday in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Manhattan seeking $2.84 million from the grocery store chain for unpaid bills that date back to July.
In addition to that demand, Reuters said Hostess is asking a judge to disallow at least two legal claims levied by Kroger against the baker and bread maker until Kroger pays what it owes.
Hostess is famous for its snacks like Twinkies, Ding-Dongs and Wonder Bread.
Since it filed for bankruptcy after a union dispute, other companies have lined up to snatch up the famed treats while Hostess is liquidated.
The Reuters report states Hostess filed for bankruptcy in January 2012 and had a previous Chapter 11 filing between 2004 and 2009.
To read the original report in its entirety, head to http://newsandinsight.thomsonreuters.com/Bankruptcy/News/2013/03_-_March/Hostess_sues_Kroger_over_$2_8_mln_in_unpaid_invoices/ .
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