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2013-07-25 23:20:28

Brand.com weighs in on the recent rebranding of the Twinkie snack cake. New York, New York (PRWEB) July 25, 2013 Last November, word broke that the long-running, cream-filled snack cake the Twinkie was ceasing production, with its manufacturer—Hostess Brands—falling into bankruptcy. When the word got out, however, the social media universe quickly reacted with an outpouring of support, leading to the surprising revival of Hostess and, now, the re-launch of the Twinkie. While Twinkies...

2012-12-15 05:00:42

Hostess financial struggles puts Twinkies back in the spotlight... and its unappetizing ingredients. Edmond, Oklahoma (PRWEB) December 14, 2012 Much has been made about the financial struggles experienced by Hostess, but one of the more peculiar reactions from the talking heads on local and cable news and people interviewed on the streets is the sense of sorrow, as if the country is losing a bit of Americana if there are no more Twinkies on store shelves. If anything good can come out of...

I'd Like A Deep Fried Gadget With A Side Of Awesome
2012-06-07 04:25:40

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com As America continues to grow fat, State Fairs all across the country keep reaching for the stars with the most creative food to fry up and serve to their beloved fans, whether its fried butter, bacon or Twinkies. But, just when it seems like the limit on fried things is unable to be pushed any further, Brooklyn-based photographer Henry Hargreaves turns to a shock-and-awe method with his "Deep Fried Gadgets" project. Hargreaves captured photos of an iPhone,...

Many Kids’ Cereals Fail The Twinkie Test
2011-12-07 11:00:48

Which makes for a better breakfast for your child, a Hostess Twinkie, chocolate cookies or a bowl of cereal? A study released today by the Environmental Working Group (EWG), a nonprofit that researches everything from the safety of sunscreens to pesticides in foods, may surprise you. Popular morning cereals, Kellogg´s Honey Smacks, Post Golden Crisp and General Mills Wheaties Fuel are packed with more sugar in a one-cup serving than a Hostess Twinkie. An additional 44 cereals are...

2011-06-13 12:30:00

IRVING, Texas, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hostess® is celebrating America's favorite national pastime with a sweet summer sweepstakes that is sure to score big with fans. Hostess' "You Could Win A Dream Road Trip" promotion offers three grand prize winners and their families the chance to follow their favorite big league baseball team to a city of their choice. Also, as part of the sweepstakes, over 200 daily prize winners will receive $100 Stub Hub gift cards...


Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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