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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… READ MORE »


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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. READ MORE »


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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 makes… READ MORE »