Hostess Brands Gives ‘Thank You’ Bonuses To Frontline Workers


Lenexa, KS — Hostess Brands, Inc. has paid its nearly 2,000 bakery and distribution center employees bonuses of up to $750 each “to show its gratitude for their hard work, tenure and passion toward achieving the Hostess vision every day.”

“We’re extremely proud of our frontline team at Hostess,” says Andy Callahan, president and CEO. “They have shown tremendous commitment, passion, strength and resilience in these challenging times. Their efforts help ensure that our beloved brands continue to be available to spark moments of joy when people need them, and they have done so while achieving a record for workplace safety in 2021.”

The company says it operates with a “people-first, safety every day” mindset that emphasizes employee training and continuous improvement in workplace safety including best-in-class air filtration systems to ensure employees stay safe and healthy. Hostess Brands’ recordable incident rate in 2021 was more than 75 percent better than the U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s industry average, according to the company.