COMSTOCK PARK (WZZM) -- News of Hostess closing sent its customers flocking to store shelves across West Michigan.
We talked with people at the Hostess Bakery Outlet in Comstock Park.
Many walked out with bags full of Wonder Bread, Twinkies, Dingdongs, Zingers, and more.
They say these were a staple of their childhood and they want to hold on to that for as long as possible.
There's something about this vanilla cream sponge-cake, that has kept thousands of people loyal to the 82-year-old Twinkie.
"It's flavorful," said Deanna Shepard of Grand Rapids.
So when people in West Michigan found out Hostess was closing, they rushed in to places like the Hostess Bakery Outlet in Comstock Park to grab a piece of history.
"Twelve boxes of Twinkies," said Randy Lafferty of Sparta.