Hostess is giving away free Twinkies this week.

On April 6, 2022, company will partner with instant delivery service Gopuff in a move meant to celebrate National Twinkies Day. 

Fans who use the code FREETWINKIES22 at checkout on the Gopuff app on April 6 will have the chance to receive a free two-count package of Twinkies, limit of one per Gopuff account. The promotion is subject to local availability and redemption limit.

"Twinkies are a beloved snack brand and have been for generations," said Christopher Balach, general manager of Hostess Brands, LLC. "That's why we take great care to ensure that the taste and quality of each pack of Twinkies exceeds fans' expectations. In celebration of National Twinkies Day and to show our appreciation, we're delighted to offer fans free Twinkies through our partners at Gopuff."

8 Fun Twinkie Facts

Also in celebration of National Twinkie Day, Hostess released a list of 8 fun facts about the brand. 

  1. Hostess Brands produces more than 1 million Twinkies a day and 400 million Twinkies a year.
  2. On average, 1,123 Twinkies are produced per minute.
  3. Hostess Twinkies were created in 1930 by baker Jimmy Dewar.
  4. The inspiration for the name Twinkies came from a Twinkle Toe Shoes billboard that Dewar saw on his way to show off his idea.
  5. The original Twinkies were filled with banana cream, which was later changed to vanilla cream during World War II due to banana rationing.
  6. At any given moment during production, 15,000 Twinkies are in the oven and 35,000 are cooling.
  7. Each batch of Twinkies batter weighs 2,000 pounds.
  8. Did you know? Twinkies have a shelf life of only 45 days.

Today, Hostess Twinkies are available in four everyday flavors, including classic, mixed berry flavored, banana flavored and chocolate cake, as well as limited-time seasonal flavors, and in three convenient sizes – a two-count single-serve, a 10-count multi-pack and a 16-count family pack.

Follow Hostess on Instagram and Facebook and share how you're celebrating by using #NationalTwinkiesDay. To learn more about the Twinkies brand, visit the Hostess website at