Company: Hostess Brands, Inc., Irving, Texas
Website: www.hostessbrands.com
Introduced: July
Distribution: National
Suggested Retail: $1.49 for a 3-oz. single-serve sleeve; $2.99 for a 10.5-, an 11.25- and a 12.2-oz. bag
Product Snapshot: Hostess expanded its team of Donettes to include a frosted Devil’s food cake option, which consists of moist devil’s food cake donuts dipped in a chocolate-flavored coating.
Ingredients: Enriched wheat flour (flour, barley malt, reduced iron, B vitamins [niacin, thiamine mononitrate {B1}, folic acid]), sugar, water, palm shortening, high-fructose corn syrup, partially hydrogenated oil (palm kernel, coconut, palm), cocoa processed with alkali, soybean oil. Contains 2% or less of the following: glycerin, non-fat milk, leavenings (baking soda, sodium acid pyrophosphate, sodium aluminum phosphate), soy flour, egg yolks, cocoa, natural and artificial flavor, salt, soy lecithin, modified wheat starch, dextrose, distilled monoglycerides, mono- and diglycerides, whey, tapioca dextrin, corn dextrin, guar gum, karaya gum, extracts of annatto and turmeric (color), potassium sorbate, sodium propionate, sorbic acid (to retain freshness), enzymes, calcium sulfate, cellulose gum, xanthan gum. Contains: wheat, egg, milk, soy.