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Refrain from freaking out - you'll still get your goshdarned Ding-Dongs and Twinkies

created over 4 years ago | Tagged: design, safety, food, brand sanctuary, time travel, nostalgia, sweets, childhood, baked goods, bankruptcy,


Rest easy, Twinkie lovers: Hostess Brands, the storied American manufacturer of snack cakes, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Wednesday, but said it will continue to churn out Ho Hos, Ding Dongs and other iconic products. "Throughout the proceeding, we're going to operate business as normal," said Hostess spokesman Erik Halvorson. "They'll keep making Twinkies."




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