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Twinkies Are Back, As Impatient Stores Start Selling Them Early

Twinkies Are Back, As Impatient Stores Start Selling Them Early

Why wait til Monday when you can get a Twinkie today? Despite a huge marketing push heralding July 15th as the official return of the Twinkie, some stores are jumping the gun and selling them already. Might as well put them on the shelves now, than have desperate fans trying to break down the back door to get at the[Read More…]

July 12, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
Twinkies Set to Return (Did You Ever Really Think They Wouldn’t?)

Twinkies Set to Return (Did You Ever Really Think They Wouldn’t?)

Many people who hadn’t had a Twinkie in decades suddenly developed a craving for them last fall. When Hostess announced it was going out of business, there was a run on Twinkies, Ding Dongs, Ho Hos and the like (read: “Twinkies Sell Like Hotcakes”). But will those cravings return, now that the Twinkie itself is coming back? A bankruptcy judge[Read More…]

March 20, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
Supermarkets Prepare for One Last Twinkie Stampede

Supermarkets Prepare for One Last Twinkie Stampede

If you still have a hankering for a Twinkie, and you don’t want to pay hundreds or thousands (or millions) of dollars to buy one on eBay, hope you’re in the Chicago area, or can get there fast. The local supermarket chain Jewel-Osco today begins selling what it says “is believed to be the final shipment of Twinkies in the[Read More…]

December 11, 2012 Grocery & Retail News
Supermarkets Crave Store-Brand Twinkies

Supermarkets Crave Store-Brand Twinkies

Hostess may be no more, but what would you think about “Great Value Twinkies”? “Market Pantry Ding Dongs”? Or Kroger putting “Wonder Bread” labels on its store-brand bread? It could happen. As the snack maker goes through liquidation, and eager fans grab what few Hostess treats remain on supermarket shelves (read: “Twinkies Sell Like Hotcakes”), the company says there’s a[Read More…]

December 3, 2012 Grocery & Retail News
Twinkies Sell Like Hotcakes

Twinkies Sell Like Hotcakes

If you’ve had a hankering for Twinkies after hearing about them in the news today – you’d better drop what you’re doing and get to the store, pronto. They’re flying off the shelves across the country. Hostess Brands, the maker of Twinkies and other iconic snacks like Ding Dongs, Ho Ho’s, Sno Balls, Drakes Cakes and even Wonder Bread, announced[Read More…]

November 16, 2012 Grocery & Retail News
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