Hostess desires its followers to know it’s very OK to be obsessive about bizarre meals mixtures, even these as seemingly outlandish as pickles and peanut butter.
Pickles and peanut butter have divided the web as soon as earlier than. Now Hostess is doing it once more with one in all its most beloved snack muffins.
On Monday, Hostess Snacks posted a photograph to its official Twitter account purportedly showcasing a brand new product: Peanut Butter & Pickle Sandwich Twinkies.
The inexperienced and brown field sports activities Twinkies’ spokes-character “Twinkie the Child” (a nod to the Wild West outlaw Billy the Child), solely this time he is proven as a pickle as a substitute of a conventional Twinkie.
The dessert, which isn’t too far off from different divisive concoctions just like the pickle-stuffed Oreo, is described as a “golden sponge cake with peanut butter pickle filling.”
And persons are actually, actually upset — and maybe even a bit of scared.
Twinkies followers cannot perceive why this may ever be a factor.
And the model has created a couple of sworn enemies.
Earlier than folks take up pitchforks to storm Hostess’ headquarters, it needs to be famous that the snack model is totally kidding.
“That is just a few social media levity from Hostess. We commonly characteristic enjoyable, fictional merchandise on our social media, and that is a type of,” an organization spokesperson instructed TODAY Meals.
This is without doubt one of the first Twitter stunts the corporate posted with out utilizing a completely apparent hashtag like #FakeProduct. Another hoaxes included the launch of Mustard-filled Twinkies for Nationwide Mustard Day, TieDye Twinkies and HoHos Van Hostess whiskey (candy cocktail lovers have been fairly enthusiastic about that mashup).
Nonetheless, there may be a couple of tweeters on the market who can be dissatisfied to search out that PB&P (that is peanut butter and pickle) Twinkies do not exist.
Then once more, this man could also be joking too.