Twinkies Say 'Eat Me!' As Hostess Sales Erupt

Remember the heartache millions of Americans felt when Twinkies went out of business? Well, put on your sweatpants and let your belly flap free, because Twinkies are back!

28surged more than 10% in early trading March 1

That's right. Hostess is doing quite well in the synthetic cupcake market.

Recent tax rate reductions allowed the company to gain a whopping $163.1 million dollars, plowing way for growth and innovation. Hostess has introduced a new line of goodies that are responsible for nearly 3.1% of their net revenue increase: Hostess Bakery Petites.

56a premium snacking platform made with no artificial flavors or colors

Wow! Pretty good for a corporate bakery that fills their golden, wiener-shaped pastries with a metallic-tasting foam. Mind you, three of these petite micro-brownies carry 180 calories and 25% of your daily saturated fat. #PetiteAF

Chocolate Cake Twinkies and Golden Cupcakes were also key players in boosting Hostess sales. And who could forget the White Fudge Ding Dongs? ;)