Archway Cookies Crumbles Into Bankruptcy

Law360, New York (October 9, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The maker of Archway and Mother's cookies has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, citing the rising cost of materials and fuel.

Archway & Mother's Cookie Co. Inc. filed separate bankruptcy petitions for its two main subsidiaries — Archway Cookies LLC and Mother's Cake & Cookie Co. — on Monday in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. According to court documents, the company plans to conduct an orderly liquidation of its business.

The petitions list assets for the Battle Creek, Mich.-based company of...
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