I thought the financial implosion of the Western world was bad but this ... THIS ... is going to have profound reverberations. We may never recover from the loss.
Workers at Mother's Cookies were told on October 3rd that the company is shutting down for good and cookies will no longer be made. Yes, that means the end of those wonderfully gross-yet-delicious circus animal cookies.
The company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy last Monday. Their distribution plants in Ohio and Canada are closed forever The private equity firm that owned Mother's blamed rising fuel and ingredient prices. Employees at Mother's were not given the federally required 60-day notice due to "unforeseeable business circumstances." That means they couldn't pay them anymore.
Better stock up kids. God knows they'll last forever.