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Twinkies Back on Shelves by Summer 2013
http://www.viralread.com ^ | april 23, 2013

Posted on 04/23/2013 7:28:35 PM PDT by lowbridge

Twinkies may be back on the shelves in a couple months! As every sane person knows, our beloved Twinkies went out of production a few months ago because of a dispute between Hostess Brands, Inc. and the bakery unions that crafted the sweet snack.

Hostess Brands LLC, a new company under new management in Columbus, GA, announced that it will re-open the state of the art bakery:

The Company will initially add 200 jobs to the local economy and plans to create a total of more than 300 jobs in the community within the next several years. The baking facility, located at 1969 Victory Drive in Columbus, will resume operations this summer and will produce a full assortment of Hostess’ iconic snack products, including Twinkies, Cup Cakes, HoHos and Ding Dongs.

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TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Food; Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: columbus; georgia; hostessbrandsllc; sourcetitlenoturl; twinkies

1 posted on 04/23/2013 7:28:35 PM PDT by lowbridge
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If it is tastes same or better than before...might try it again.


2 posted on 04/23/2013 7:30:03 PM PDT by yield 2 the right
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To: lowbridge

Making Twinkies in a southern right-to-work state without union goons?


3 posted on 04/23/2013 7:30:35 PM PDT by 2banana (My common ground with terrorists - they want to die for islam and we want to kill them)
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To: lowbridge

Our Long National Nightmare is over.


4 posted on 04/23/2013 7:30:47 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: lowbridge

I hope they open it as a non-union shop!
if they do I will buy a case on general principle


5 posted on 04/23/2013 7:30:58 PM PDT by Mr. K (There are lies, damned lies, statistics, and democrat talking points.)
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To: lowbridge

Didn’t they hear about the sequester?


6 posted on 04/23/2013 7:31:49 PM PDT by azishot
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To: lowbridge

We’re saved!


7 posted on 04/23/2013 7:34:35 PM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: dfwgator

ROTFL!!!


8 posted on 04/23/2013 7:34:54 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (I got expelled from the "fundamental transformation" indoctrination center.)
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To: lowbridge

For a second there I thought it was a SF society article. :)


9 posted on 04/23/2013 7:39:56 PM PDT by RetiredTexasVet (The Team: Progressives, Margret Sanger, Josef Mengele and the Butcher of Philadelphia)
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To: lowbridge; Revolting cat!

More muslims may be able to use the Twinkie defense this long hot summer.


10 posted on 04/23/2013 7:41:02 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: Mr. K

since they are holding a “job fair” it sounds like they are NOT bringing back the old employees..

hmmmmm I wonder why...


11 posted on 04/23/2013 7:41:54 PM PDT by cableguymn (The founding fathers would be shooting by now..)
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To: lowbridge

I’ll believe when I see Raspberry Filled Donuts.


12 posted on 04/23/2013 7:43:14 PM PDT by mdittmar
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To: 2banana

I read where this new company has already been approached by some union Neanderthals who said they’ve got some guys who “know how to put the white stuff inside the Twinkies”.


13 posted on 04/23/2013 7:43:41 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (I got expelled from the "fundamental transformation" indoctrination center.)
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To: 2banana
Making Twinkies in a southern right-to-work state without union goons?

Many here of FR called it exactly like this--that Hostess would re-appear in a work-friendly state. The brand name was too lucrative not to. I suspect the New Hostess will hire some of the old talent--those that know how to maintain the proprietary machinery--but the $100K/year machine-watchers are probably going to have to continue to pound sand. They'll be easy to spot--they're the ones complaining that the new Twinkie "just don't taste right".

14 posted on 04/23/2013 7:48:42 PM PDT by randog (Tap into America!)
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To: dfwgator
"Our Long National Nightmare is over."

Hahahahahahah

That was a good way to frame it!

15 posted on 04/23/2013 7:51:05 PM PDT by rlmorel ("We'll drink to good health for them that have it coming." Boss Spearman in Open Range)
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To: lowbridge
"The baking facility, located at 1969 Victory Drive in Columbus..."

When I was at Ft. Benning, Victory Drive was better known for its tarts.

16 posted on 04/23/2013 7:51:43 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Qui me amat, amat et canem meum.)
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To: lowbridge

Maybe they can bring back Morton’s Doughnuts and Pastry-Go-Rounds while they are at it.


17 posted on 04/23/2013 7:54:11 PM PDT by Cowgirl of Justice
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To: Cowgirl of Justice

Oops. Danish Go Rounds.


18 posted on 04/23/2013 7:56:15 PM PDT by Cowgirl of Justice
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks lowbridge.


19 posted on 04/23/2013 7:57:02 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: lowbridge

How long will the new Twinkies last?


20 posted on 04/23/2013 8:17:05 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (I’m not a Republican, I’m a conservative! Pubbies haven't been conservative since before T.R.)
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To: randog

This new Twinkie facility was also a pre-shutdown Twinkie factory. It made Dolly Madison doughnuts and Zingers and added Twinkies when Dolly got eaten up by Hostess. I’m not sure how heavily unionized the place was before closing. But this is a regional factory and I’m sure other bakeries will be opening in the West, Midwest, etc.


21 posted on 04/23/2013 8:26:26 PM PDT by Monterrosa-24 (...even more American than a French bikini and a Russian AK-47.)
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To: lowbridge

It’s not the Twinkees. It’s the chocolate cupcakes.I have been able to resist the unfamiliar replacement brand in the store. But alas my diet will be over.


22 posted on 04/23/2013 8:27:43 PM PDT by The Free Engineer
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To: Monterrosa-24

“This new Twinkie facility was also a pre-shutdown Twinkie factory. It made Dolly Madison doughnuts and Zingers and added Twinkies when Dolly got eaten up by Hostess. I’m not sure how heavily unionized the place was before closing. But this is a regional factory and I’m sure other bakeries will be opening in the West, Midwest, etc.”

Is the factory going to be operated by Tom’s? That’s a very good company with top flight workers and management. Good bbq in Columbus.


23 posted on 04/23/2013 8:32:43 PM PDT by Rembrandt (Part of the 51% who pay Federal taxes)
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To: lowbridge

Saw these recently.

http://blogs.villagevoice.com/forkintheroad/2013/02/miss_twinkies_h.php


24 posted on 04/23/2013 8:35:33 PM PDT by Yogafist
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To: Cowgirl of Justice

I loved Danish Go-Rounds. Most have never heard of them.


25 posted on 04/23/2013 8:40:43 PM PDT by tang-soo (Prophecy of the Seventy Weeks - Read Daniel Chapter 9)
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To: lowbridge

26 posted on 04/23/2013 8:44:54 PM PDT by tang-soo (Prophecy of the Seventy Weeks - Read Daniel Chapter 9)
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To: lowbridge

I want my funnybones!


27 posted on 04/23/2013 9:09:29 PM PDT by Born to Conserve
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To: dfwgator

I don’t LOL at much. I totally LOLed at that!


28 posted on 04/23/2013 9:19:28 PM PDT by BradyLS (DO NOT FEED THE BEARS!)
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To: lowbridge

I don’t care about the damn Twinkies. I want their chocolate cupcakes with the cream inside.


29 posted on 04/23/2013 9:26:54 PM PDT by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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To: mass55th

Yes!!!!!!!! The Choclate Cupcakes with that creamy filling. I soooooooo crave them when they are not avialable. Don’t care for twinkies much.


30 posted on 04/23/2013 9:34:49 PM PDT by greeneyes (Moderation in defense of your country is NO virtue. Let Freedom Ring.)
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To: lowbridge

Little Debbie, you have some competition now!


31 posted on 04/23/2013 9:47:24 PM PDT by Ciexyz
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To: Rembrandt

Tom’s is great but it got eaten up by Lance so now the Tom’s factory makes Lance like Dolly Madison made Hostess and will again.

I don’t know the details of how they’re going to manage and man it.


32 posted on 04/23/2013 10:19:38 PM PDT by Monterrosa-24 (...even more American than a French bikini and a Russian AK-47.)
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To: lowbridge
We're saved! Oh thank you, President Obama!
33 posted on 04/23/2013 11:19:35 PM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (Doing the same thing and expecting different results is called software engineering.)
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To: lowbridge

I might be interested in their orange cupcakes, but Tasty Cakes put Ding Dongs to shame & their version of Twinkies are pretty good. If they’re made in Mexico, forget it. I am done with Frito Lay, General Mills, & some others.


34 posted on 04/24/2013 12:14:44 AM PDT by KGeorge
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To: lowbridge

Finally... some good news for a change.


35 posted on 04/24/2013 2:18:18 AM PDT by Jack Hammer (American)
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To: lowbridge

Well I hope they go back to the original Twinkie recipe they had back in the early 1970s when I ate them as a kid. Back then, they were much spongier and creamier. They were so soft and spongy that you almost had to peel them off the cardboard packing. Of course the shelf life wasn’t as long as the didn’t inject them with all the preservatives and corn syrup that they do nowadays. I think that was the big difference.


36 posted on 04/24/2013 3:40:00 AM PDT by SamAdams76
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To: yield 2 the right

Twinkies died long ago, when they were forced to replace the saturated-fat laden cream with a healthier goo.


37 posted on 04/24/2013 6:51:31 AM PDT by dangus (Poverty cannot be eradicated as long as the poor remain dependent on the state - Pope Francis)
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