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Archway Cookies Makes a Comeback, Too

The economy continues to tumble, yet there's no end in sight when it comes to the pattern of reviving extinguished store-bought cookie brands. Following the rebirth of Mother's cookies by Kellogg's, snack company Lance is bailing out Archway, the sister company to Mother's that also collapsed this October. Before its demise, Archway was known nationwide for its soft-batch cookies in various flavors such as oatmeal and nougat. When Archway filed for Chapter 11, nearly 300 workers were left displaced and without jobs. Last week, Lance stunned former employees by giving many of them their old jobs back and presenting each full-time employee with a $1,500 gift card. The Charlotte, NC-based company resumed operations at Archway this week.

I'm glad to hear that these cookies are coming back, and even more thrilled to hear of people getting their jobs back. At a time when layoffs seem to be the only news making headlines, I'm relieved that at least some people are happily returning to their jobs. Are you excited for the return of Archway cookies?

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babs616 babs616 6 years
Looking all over for Archway Icebox cookies. Please bring them to Boynton Beach, FL fast!!! They are the best! Please, please, please, please.
pinkhatlady pinkhatlady 8 years
After looking for several weeks for the Holiday Archway Cookies I found some at the Dollar General! Glad to hear Lance bought them out! That company will definately get my business! Also, happy to hear that those that lost there jobs got them back!
wirebarb wirebarb 8 years
We were buyers of oatmeal raisin cookies Mothers brand. Hopefully Lance will continue the wonderful recipe of Mothers oatmeal raisin cookies.
wirebarb wirebarb 8 years
Tried frantically to find Archways wonderful soft Pfefferniisse Cookies for x-mas to no avail. Found at Krogers food store the Pfefferniise cookies direct from Germany but they had hard sugar coating not like powdered sugar cookies from Archway. Hopefully Archway's recipe of the cookies will be retained for the new provider.
sexylibrarian sexylibrarian 8 years
Archway molasses cookies are wonderful. I love their windmill cookies with milk!
emalove emalove 8 years
My husband likes Archway cookies.
ilanac13 ilanac13 8 years
wow - that's great news for those folks that were laid off during these rough times. i'm sure that they were all really really thrilled to hear that they were back up and running again. i don't know if i've ever had those cookies but i have heard of them.
Spectra Spectra 8 years
My mom loves the Mexican Wedding Cakes that Archway makes. I remember when I was a mom would load up on those at Christmastime. We used to love eating them and getting powdered sugar everywhere.
JaeB JaeB 8 years
Archway = molasses cookies = yum. If you're going to eat cookies out of a package, might as well be those. :)
lylpookie lylpookie 8 years
That's awesome that Lance did this. I'm excited about this and will definitely make a point to support a company that takes such great care of their workers!
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