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Twinkies returning with a longer shelf life, may be frozen
zap2it ^ | July 8, 2013

Posted on 07/08/2013 4:47:34 PM PDT by SMGFan

When Twinkies make their way back onto store shelves and Hostess fans rejoice, they will be more or less just as they were before the company went belly up. However, one change to the Twinkie formula is important to note.

Instead of the traditional 26-day shelf life, Twinkies will now be good for 45 days, the Associated Press reports. That's quite a jump, but actually something Hostess was working on before they went bankrupt, according to spokeswoman Hannah Arnold. She says the company introduced the longer-lasting cakes on November 1, 2012, but production stopped weeks later.

The company also plans to begin freezing some of its cakes before delivering them to stores, allowing the retailers who request them to use their own expiration dates. Hostess says freezing won't ruin the flavor of the treats, though they aren't saying which retailers have requested them.

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Never liked Twinkies taste, I prefer Cup Cakes, Ho Hos, Ding Dongs
1 posted on 07/08/2013 4:47:34 PM PDT by SMGFan
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To: SMGFan

http://hostesscakes.com/


2 posted on 07/08/2013 4:47:53 PM PDT by SMGFan (SMGfan is not "Sub Machine Gun" fan)
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To: SMGFan

Trying to kill them has only made them stronger.


3 posted on 07/08/2013 4:50:02 PM PDT by Yardstick
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To: SMGFan
may be frozen

So they can last 10,000 years instead of the usual 5,000?

4 posted on 07/08/2013 4:51:59 PM PDT by Libloather (The epitome of civility.)
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To: Libloather

I watched Ghost Rider 2 and the villain who rots everything he touches was trying to eat. Everything turned to dust except for the Twinkies...


5 posted on 07/08/2013 4:54:19 PM PDT by max americana (fired liberals in our company after the election, & laughed while they cried (true story))
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To: SMGFan

Time to stuff my bugout bag with frozen Twinkies.


6 posted on 07/08/2013 4:54:26 PM PDT by 101stAirborneVet
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To: SMGFan
I still have 2 boxes of Twinkies in my freezer.

I bought them a few months before they went out of business.

I've always put them in my freezer and ate them when I had the urge. 6 months in the freezer is no big deal.

Its not as if they're going to lose their nutritional value.

7 posted on 07/08/2013 4:54:46 PM PDT by mountn man (The Pleasure You Get From Life Is Equal To The Attitude You Put Into It)
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To: dalereed

You still have a chance to taste a Twinkie...


8 posted on 07/08/2013 4:55:27 PM PDT by null and void (Republicans create the tools of oppression, and the democrats gleefully use them!)
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To: SMGFan

i thought they stopped making twinkies in 1974 and have just been selling off overproduction stocks since because twinkies have a half life longer than uranium


9 posted on 07/08/2013 4:56:57 PM PDT by bigheadfred (barry your mouth is writing checks your ass cant cash)
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To: SMGFan

Just the mere fact that they will no longer be stained with union labor will make them taste better.


10 posted on 07/08/2013 4:58:27 PM PDT by SamAdams76
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To: SamAdams76
Just the mere fact that they will no longer be stained with union labor will make them taste better.

It's not the stain, it's the filling.

11 posted on 07/08/2013 5:01:02 PM PDT by mountn man (The Pleasure You Get From Life Is Equal To The Attitude You Put Into It)
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To: 101stAirborneVet

Okay, but I don’t think you could get that metallic-tasting filling through an airport metal detector.


12 posted on 07/08/2013 5:01:41 PM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: null and void

Why would I bother, from the pictures on the news they look like a dog turd.

The only thing they are good for is to make people shoot queers!

I don’t shoot them I just beat the shit out of them!


13 posted on 07/08/2013 5:11:42 PM PDT by dalereed
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To: SMGFan

The darn things already have a half life of 50 years.


14 posted on 07/08/2013 5:12:25 PM PDT by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and he does not fear the unlawful.)
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To: SMGFan

Cool Man...


15 posted on 07/08/2013 5:18:01 PM PDT by tubebender (Evening news is where they begin with "Good Evening," and then proceed to tell you why it isn't.)
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To: SMGFan

One can only imagine the preservatives used to give them even more shelf life. . .
I’m sure the company thinks they are doing a good thing - - - except they have to know they’re not, really - - -


16 posted on 07/08/2013 5:39:11 PM PDT by USARightSide (S U P P O R T I N G OUR T R O O P S)
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To: bigheadfred

The forever food has now become the infinity food.


17 posted on 07/08/2013 5:46:00 PM PDT by 5th MEB (Progressives in the open; --- FIRE FOR EFFECT!!)
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To: SMGFan

try the pink snoball if it ever comes back


18 posted on 07/08/2013 5:52:24 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: Yardstick

Hostess is dead but not the recipes


19 posted on 07/08/2013 5:53:23 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: 5th MEB

20 posted on 07/08/2013 6:07:40 PM PDT by bigheadfred (barry your mouth is writing checks your ass cant cash)
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To: GeronL

Twinkies live on, with more vital life force than ever before.

I suggest we make peace with them while we still can.


21 posted on 07/08/2013 7:06:32 PM PDT by Yardstick
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To: Yardstick

I for one welcome our cream-filled overlords


22 posted on 07/08/2013 7:08:52 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: SMGFan

I thought old Twinkies had a longer half life?


23 posted on 07/08/2013 9:12:55 PM PDT by Mike Darancette (Fight the culture of nothing.)
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