Remember that huge scare we had in 2012? When we thought that our Twinkies were going to be gone forever. But, they came back! Now we celebrate!  They are a spongy, sugary treat with a huge shelf life. They last up to 45 days. You can find them in most gas stations and grocery stores.

Here are some interesting facts about Twinkies.

The cream inside Twinkies was originally banana flavored. Hostess changed the flavor to the vanilla after Bananas were being rationed in WW1

Hostess brought its original banana flavoring back for a limited time in 2006 to promote the DVD release of King Kong.

Twinkies are a popular food for eating contests

There is a popular myth that Twinkies never go bad ,But the reality is that Twinkies don’t actually stay good forever. They have a reported shelf life of 45 days.

In 2010, nutrition professor Mark Haub went on a “Twinkie diet,” during which he ate only convenience store junk food for 10 weeks. He lost 27 pounds.

 

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