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lemarais Jul 25, 2013 09:27 PM

Huge hype about the re release of Twinkies and several other Hostess cakes. Well, they were supposed to be out, but I can't find them anywhere!!

I'm in Bergen County, and I've tried several ShopRites, Stop& Shop, A7P, and Kings. Nothing. Nada.

Where can one find these highly touted cakes that are apparently not on most supermarket shelves as of yet. Not up here, anyway.

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    Jerseygirl111 RE: lemarais Jul 25, 2013 09:30 PM

    Walmart.

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      Ruthie789 RE: Jerseygirl111 Jul 26, 2013 08:34 AM

      Yes Walmart has them.

    2. Foody4life RE: lemarais Jul 26, 2013 06:21 AM

      Wegmans has them.

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        lemarais RE: lemarais Jul 26, 2013 07:18 AM

        Thanks. However, there are no Walmarts or Wegmans in the Bergen County Area.

        How come all the hype and it's not on the regular supermarket shelves?

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          ebchower RE: lemarais Jul 26, 2013 09:09 AM

          Lodi has a Wal Mart. Also one on 59 in Rockland County.

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            fourunder RE: lemarais Jul 26, 2013 10:21 AM

            It's a little thing called production.....and last time I looked...both Garfield and Saddle Brook were part of Bergen County.

          2. The Professor RE: lemarais Jul 26, 2013 08:12 AM

            I noticed that they're MIA too.
            Hardly matters though. Frankly, most of the knockoff versions are much better (particularly the ones TastyKakes offers).

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              jjjrfoodie RE: lemarais Jul 26, 2013 08:24 AM

              I'm midwest and I just got me some Hostess apple fruit pies and a box of Hostess Ho-Ho's on Tuesday!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

              The shelves were CLEANED OUT and I got the last box of Ho-Ho's. It was a Krogers.

              I did not get the 411 on the return thus I;m sitting there checking the date codes thinking the store bought year old stock. LOL.

              They taste the same as what they were.
              I applaud that.

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                Jerseygirl111 RE: jjjrfoodie Jul 27, 2013 12:13 AM

                Apple pies! Ohh glory.

                Our local Shop Rite stores in Ocean County have the Twinkies.

                I am craving a PB & J on Wonderbread though.

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                  Jerseygirl111 RE: Jerseygirl111 Jul 28, 2013 11:12 PM

                  No I was incorrect. There was no sign of Twinkies in the Shop Rite in Bayville or Toms River the past couple days.

              2. Jpan99 RE: lemarais Jul 26, 2013 08:33 AM

                You might want to try Walgreens.

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                  ebchower RE: lemarais Jul 26, 2013 09:11 AM

                  The new Twinkies are good for you right?

                  1. wench31 RE: lemarais Jul 27, 2013 03:21 PM

                    I read somewhere that the new Twinkies will have a longer shelf life. Makes you wonder what they put in there for that to happen!

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                      JohnGaltJr RE: wench31 Jul 28, 2013 05:09 PM

                      I've also read that this longer shelf life is due to their being frozen in transit to the the retailer- requiring a small retooling of the ingredients...not to mention the downsizing too.

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                      retchef RE: lemarais Jul 27, 2013 03:44 PM

                      Shoprite

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                        lemarais RE: retchef Jul 28, 2013 08:57 PM

                        ShopRite: NO. Made calls and/or visited personally ShopRite Pearl River, Northvale, Hillsdale, Emerson, New Milford, Englewood, Rochelle Park, Paramus. Not a Twinkie to be found!!

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                          fourunder RE: lemarais Aug 15, 2013 02:47 PM

                          ShopRite....YES

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