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Hostess announces the return of the Chocodile
Hostess announces the return of the Chocodile

Almost a year after the Twinkie’s return, Hostess is reintroducing its elusive chocolate-covered cousin — the Chocodile. Available only intermittently on the West Coast before their discontinuation in 1999, the chocolate-covered Twinkies established their own off-market following, as boxes sold online for $30 to $40. Now Chocodiles join Twinkies, Ding Dongs, Ho Hos and Sno Balls on the market again, appearing in stores nationwide this week. “We see basic consumer trends for Twinkies and we see trends of everything being dipped or wrapped in chocolate, and we thought that by putting the two together we would get a wonderful, fun snack," said William Toler,...