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Your Favorite Childhood Snack Brand Chose the Most Alarming Way to Break Huge News - Food News

Your Favorite Childhood Snack Brand Chose the Most Alarming Way to Break Huge News - Food News
From The Kitchn - November 13, 2017

When I was a child in the '80s, every gas station and lunch box in town was filled with Little Debbie snacks. Everyone had a favorite treat. That's why last week, when the Little Debbie social media team tweeted out that one of their four largest-selling confections "had to go forever," the internet collectively freaked out. The worst part? They asked their fans to choose which one to retire.

The above tweet shows the four best-selling Little Debbie snacks: Christmas Tree Cakes, Nutty Buddy, Oatmeal Creme Pies, and Honey Buns. There are currently over 7,000 comments on the tweet and over 600 retweets. The comment section got pretty heated, with lots of people defending their favorite treats.

Even Alton Brown had feelings about Little Debbie getting rid of his favorite treat. "Let me be very clear: if you eliminate the #nuttybar my retribution will be fierce, swift, and utterly without mercy."

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