Sunday, June 23, 2013

Twinkies Make a Comeback

From the Daily Mail:
Hostess is betting on a sweet comeback for Twinkies when they return to shelves next month. 
The company that went bankrupt after an acrimonious fight with its unionized workers last year is back up and running under new owners and a leaner structure. It says it plans to have Twinkies and other snack cakes back on shelves starting July 15. 
Based on the outpouring of nostalgia sparked by its demise, Hostess is expecting a blockbuster return next month for Twinkies and other sugary treats, such as CupCakes and Donettes. The company says the cakes will taste the same but that the boxes will now bare the tag line 'The Sweetest Comeback In The History Of Ever'.
After Hostess disappeared, our local grocery store began stocking Little Debby brand products as a substitute. Their version of the Twinkie is called a "cloud cake," and I actually like it better. We buy these as treats for our kids, and they also seem to like them better than the Hostess.

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