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Hostess Brands plans to close the suburban Chicago bakery where the iconic American snack cake Twinkie was invented in 1930, cutting 400 jobs and shuttering a piece of American baking history. The company said Wednesday it plans to close the Schiller Park bakery in October. According to the Chicago Sun-Times , Hostess Brands CEO Bill Toler said the company is closing the plant as it tries to improve efficiency.

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