UPDATE: Twinkies are back!
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The end of the iconic snack is just hours away! Stock up while you can if you're lucky enough to buy any of Hostess Twinkies. Twinkies were invented in 1930 and originally were filled with a banana cream, but when bananas were rationed during World War II, the filling was changed to vanilla cream. Hopefully another vendor will buy and spare the Hostess Twinkie.
Hostess Brands Inc., which makes DingDongs, Wonder Bread and other snacks, filed a motion Friday with U.S. Bankruptcy Court seeking permission to shutter its operations. The move comes after the company said striking workers across the country crippled its ability to maintain production.
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