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A common urban legend claims that Twinkies have an infinite shelf life, and can last unspoiled for a relatively long time of ten, fifty, ...

The Science Of Twinkies: How Do They Last So Darned Long? - NPR


Jul 10, 2013 ... When Twinkies hit the stores again on July 15, their shelf life will be nearly twice as long as it used to be: 45 days. (We were surprised it wasn't ...

The Twinkie Myth - Will It Stay Fresh Forever? - Food Reference


Twinkies do in fact contain real food, they are truly baked, and the official shelf life is a mere 25 days. After this time, the Twinkie will continue to exist (as proven ...

37-year-old Twinkie, world's oldest, still a sweet treat at Blue Hill ...


Nov 21, 2012 ... Despite having an official shelf life of just 25 days, the Twinkie is a symbol of longevity. In a 1999 episode of “Family Guy,” the Griffin family ...

How Twinkies Work | HowStuffWorks


Twinkies turn up in places far removed from brown-bag lunches -- in murder trials , wedding cakes and plenty of urban legends about their shelf life. You've ...

Twinkie Facts: 12 Things You Didn't Know About The Beloved Snack


Nov 16, 2012 ... The cream inside Twinkies was originally banana flavored. When the government ... They have a reported shelf life of 25 days. Twinkies have ...

Twinkies will return with longer shelf life - Jul. 9, 2013 - CNN Money


Jul 9, 2013 ... Twinkies will have a 45-day shelf life when it returns to stores on July 15, almost twice as long as it had been available during most of its life.

New packaging extends shelf life of Twinkie - Genco


The shelf life of the Twinkie has been extended to a mind-blowing 45 days.

Misunderstanding Food Expiration Dates Leads to Food Waste ...


Sep 19, 2013 ... The Twinkie Conundrum: Is Food Safe to Eat After It 'Expires?' ... tube of yellow cake only had an official shelf life of 26 days pre-bankruptcy.

40-Year-Old Twinkie Lives On at Maine High School | Mental Floss


Jun 27, 2016 ... Twinkies reportedly have a shelf life of 45 days—but given that they're chock-full of preservatives, how long can they really last? Apparently, 40 ...

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Twinkies Shelf Life : snopes.com


Nov 17, 2012 ... Therefore, Twinkies have a very long shelf life (possibly decades). At some point many years ago Hostess over produced Twinkies by the ...

Take Two | How long is the shelf life of a Twinkie? | 89.3 KPCC


Nov 16, 2012 ... If the urban legend that Twinkies have an indefinite shelf life is to be believed, anyone worried about losing their Twinkie fix could just buy a box ...

Twinkies are back ... and now they'll last a lot longer - CNBC.com


Jul 15, 2013 ... Although many consumers may be under the false impression that Twinkies last forever, they do in fact have a shelf life, and that's about to ...