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Twinkies Should Return To Shelves By Summer

Looks like Twinkies have a new owner—and if all goes according to plan, the classic snack could be back in stores within months. Hostess has canceled today’s auction for its brands and facilities and will sell them to Apollo Global Management and Metropoulos & Co., investment firms that bid $410 million. As of Monday’s bidding…

By: Newser / March 13, 2013

RIP Twinkies: Hostess Plans To Go Out Of Business

Real talk: I have always been more of a Little Debbie fan — Swiss Cake Rolls forever! — so I’m not really among the legions of fans mourning the demise of Twinkies, Ding Dongs, and Sno Balls as Hostess, the brand that makes the sweet snacks, has sought court permission to go out of business.

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 16, 2012

What’s The Craziest Diet You’ve Ever Been On?

Twinkies for breakfast, lunch and dinner? Sounds kind of gross (and, OK, delicious) to us — and it’s also the diet Mark Haub used to shed more than 27 pounds. The Kansas State University nutrition professor ate a steady diet of Twinkies to prove that it’s calorie consumption — not nutritional content — that make…

By: Julie Gerstein / November 9, 2010