Snacks & Candy

Hostess to Launch LTO Fall Flavors

Halloween- and autumn-inspired snacks hit shelves in September and October
Hostess snacks
Photographs courtesy of Hostess

LENEXA, Kan. — Hostess Brands LLC is gearing up for spooky season with three limited time, Halloween-themed offerings: Spooky Twinkies, ScaryCakes and Creepy Caramel Ding Dongs. The snack brand is also offering three fall-inspired treats: Pumpkin Spice Flavored Twinkies, Iced Pumpkin Flavored CupCakes and Caramel Crunch Donettes.

“As fall approaches, consumers are eager to get their hands on popular fall flavors like pumpkin spice, cinnamon and caramel,” said Christopher Balach, general manager of Hostess Brands LLC. “We're excited for fall snacking enthusiasts to try our new Hostess Creepy Caramel Ding Dongs, which are a delicious, spooky addition to our fun Halloween lineup.”

The Lenexa, Kan.-based company’s fall-themed snacks will be sold in stores starting in September, while the Halloween snacks will make their debut in October.

Each of the seasonal snacks are available in a multi-pack at a suggested retail price of $3.99. Hostess Iced Pumpkin Flavored CupCakes, Hostess Caramel Crunch Donettes, Hostess Spooky Twinkies and Hostess ScaryCakes are also available in single-serve packages at a suggested retail price of $2.30.

Snack company Hostess Brands LLC produces a variety of treats, including Twinkies, CupCakes, Donettes, Ding Dongs, Zingers and more.

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