Piece of Defiance history closes its doors

Hostess closes Brown's Bakery

By LISA NICELYnicely@crescent-news.com Published:

Brown's Bakery, a mainstay in Defiance for nearly 140 years, is closed. The company, which is owned by Hostess Brands Inc., was closed on Friday with 32 other plants owned by Hostess and 565 distribution centers.