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Twinkies get slimmed down


November 3, 2008
By The Associated Press

Nov. 3, 2008, MILWAUKEE, Wis. – Hostess Twinkies are becoming the
latest product remade and repackaged into 100-calorie snack packs, a
product some analysts say could do well given that more people are
packing their own lunches in the slumping economy.

Nov. 3, 2008, MILWAUKEE, Wis. – Hostess Twinkies are becoming the
latest product remade and repackaged into 100-calorie snack packs, a
product some analysts say could do well given that more people are
packing their own lunches in the slumping economy.

The maker of the golden yellow, creme-filled cake is launching Twinkie
Bites in U.S. stores today. It's also introducing a snack
pack featuring strawberry cupcakes as it extends the 100-calorie pack
line originally aimed at women who wanted to snack more sensibly. | FULL STORY