Tuesday, April 6, 2010

8oTh aNniVeRsArY oF tHe TwiNkiE.......

Twinkies by the Numbers:

  • 500 million: The number of Twinkies baked each year.
  • 10: The minutes it takes to bake a Twinkie.
  • 1930: The year James Dewar invented the two-for-a-nickel treat.
  • 150: The number of calories in one Twinkie.
  • 50: The number of recipes in the Twinkies Cookbook.
  • 7: The number of Twinkies needed to make the "Patriotic Twinkie Pie" recipe in the Twinkies Cookbook.
  • 1: The rank of New Orleans in terms of per capita Twinkie consumption compared to other cities in the U.S.
  • 1999: The year President Bill Clinton included Twinkies in the millennium time capsule.
  • 26 days: The shelf life of a Twinkie.