It turns out the spongy yellow cakes may also be a little smaller than the last Twinkies people remember eating.
Hostess is betting on a sweet comeback for Twinkies when they return to shelves next month.
A 59-year-old accountant from Wellesley is apparently trying to save the Twinkie, along with the dying art of the handwritten letter.
The maker of Twinkies and Ding Dongs said late Tuesday that it failed to reach an agreement with its second-biggest union.
About 300 jobs have reportedly been eliminated in Massachusetts as Hostess Brands Inc. goes out of business.
Hostess, the maker of Twinkies and Wonder Bread, is going out of business, closing plants, laying off its 18,500 workers and putting its brands up for sale.
Just like many Americans, the maker of Twinkies, Sno Balls and Wonder Bread is trying to lose the fat.