First a judge tells Bloomberg that he can't limit sales on soda over 16oz. Now Twinkies are coming back. Bloomberg is gonna lose his mind!—
Gurtbeef Robe (@ibeasmart1) March 12, 2013
If all goes well, Twinkies and Ho-Hos will return to store shelves by summer, as private equity firm Apollo Global Management and Metropoulos & Co. submitted a $410 million bid to buy the bankrupt Hostess Brands. The news might disappoint Michael Bloomberg, Michelle Obama and anyone who had stashed boxes of Twinkies in the freezer as an investment, but for the most part, Americans are thrilled that Twinkie-pocalypse wasn’t necessarily the end.
Twinkies are returning. All is well in the world.—
Alan (@cuppingmaster) March 12, 2013
First, the soda ban was overturned. Now, Twinkies are returning.—
EMP_Waldangerous (@waldangerous) March 12, 2013
Twinkies are coming back this summer!!! I repeat, TWINKIES ARE COMIN BACK!!! Lol—
Mr. 100 Bottles (@boobiegotti2) March 12, 2013
Twinkies are coming back!!! Thank the good Lord above! :)—
Erik Lyons (@3ML21) March 12, 2013
Hah told my mom twinkies are coming back she felt pretty dumb for freezing 40+ twinkies in our freezer—
Sam Moreno (@Sam_iAM12) March 12, 2013
The news isn’t good for unions either. The New York Post reports that Apollo will outsource production to existing bakeries and distribution to third-party drivers rather than reopen shuttered Hostess plants.