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O frabjous day! They are BACK!

I buried the lead:
Twinkies!  They’re baaaaack!
As you know, they went off the shelves some months ago, a dark day for civilization.
As I have written before, I never cared much for Twinkies, but I was irritated that I couldn’t any longer … Continue reading

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“Non habemus Papam!”, tonight, but “Habebimus flava hyperdulcia crustula spongiosa!”

Conclave?  Smoke? Pfft.  Here’s big news!
From ABC:
ABC News’ Aaron Katersky reports:
Buyout firms Apollo Global Management, LLC and Metropoulos & Co. have agreed to purchase the Hostess and Dolly Madison cake brands, including Twinkies.  The iconic snacks have been off the … Continue reading

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Oh PLEEEEZZE let this be true! Mexican company Bimbo may save Twinkies

I am not making this up.  This is not a fluff piece.
From HuffPo (if they can be believed about anything):
Bimbo & Twinkies: Mexican Mega Bakery May Save Brands From Hostess Liquidation
Grupo Bimbo, a Mexican company that is the world’s largest … Continue reading

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The Most Tragikal Hostess Debacle. Act II. Enter: Looters, Zombies, Unions.

I heard about this when I was running errands yesterday.
It seems that the Hostess – producers of iconic products – has now gone completely bust because, in negotiations with the company the baker’s union demanded too much.
I grew up in … Continue reading

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