A deal by Flower Foods (FLO) to snap up bread brands from Hostess Brands could help it raise...

|By:, SA News Editor

A deal by Flower Foods (FLO) to snap up bread brands from Hostess Brands could help it raise prices with the low-priced white bread market narrowed to two players. Investment firm Stephens thinks bread margins could shoot up to the mid-teens from their current level of 9%-10% as a result of the development.