Most likely someone will buy the brand and reproduce the snack, but for now, Twinkies just got much harder to come by.
So what actually happens to a Twinkie over time? And how long will the ones in your closet actually last now that they are no longer in production?
A science teacher in Blue Hill, Maine, kept one in his classroom for 30 years. "It's rather brittle, but if you dusted it off, it's probably still edible," Roger Bennatti told the Associated Press in 2004.