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CRYSTALDANCER SparkPoints: (66,444)
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12/6/12 2:50 P

I used to buy Wonderbread Smartwheat and I was a little bummed that it was going away too. There are a lot of comparable brands and better brands though. It will work out.

ILMEL1957 Posts: 2,490
12/6/12 2:11 P

The part I hate the worse is that the discount bread store I always got my bread at closed because they were part of Hostess. I could buy day old bread there for .59 and .99 cents a loaf. I will survive even though I now have to pay more.

CAMEOSUN SparkPoints: (81,097)
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12/6/12 12:51 P

Didn't realize that was a Hostess product.

MANDIETERRIER1 Posts: 13,745
12/6/12 12:04 P

I am not sure how squishy Home Pride was. There is Pepperidge Farm home style wheat. That is squishy. Then there is Arnold's Country Wheat that is a little ore substantial


FIRECOM SparkPoints: (107,673)
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12/6/12 10:24 A

I am strictly a 100% whole wheat but my DW loves Oro Wheat potato bread.

YELLOWDAHLIA SparkPoints: (88,921)
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12/6/12 9:41 A

Start experimenting with different brands. I'll bet you find something you like just as well or better. There's a lot choices out there.

DIDS70 Posts: 5,088
12/6/12 8:44 A

Don't do bread. Sometimes I will get sprouted rye but that is about it and even then it is minimal. But like the PP-- I won't miss Hostess.

ARTSYGIRLV2 Posts: 1,229
12/6/12 7:54 A

I won't miss anything Hostess.

CMCOLE Posts: 2,667
12/6/12 7:42 A

guess you'll have to find a substitute or make your own

MSMARTI1958 SparkPoints: (20,002)
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12/6/12 6:46 A

Hi. Came across this. home Pride wheat is the only brand of wheat bread I can stand. Tried a lot of others. I like mine buttery, low cal, and very very soft.

I shop only at Kroger, guess i am just s.o.l.

NGREGOR SparkPoints: (16,390)
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11/21/12 7:47 P

There are lots of interesting breads some reasonablly priced and some not. Because we eat only 1 loaf a wk (instead of 1+ a day) I've been getting an Aunt Millie's oat bread that everyone seems to like from Sam's. Home Pride was our choice when we bought bread at the local grocery store.
Maybe this is an OPPORTUNITY to try some different bread brands and "flavors."

JANIEWWJD SparkPoints: (240,261)
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11/21/12 7:30 P

I thought they were going to try to save the company.

GLITTERFAIRY77 Posts: 8,023
11/21/12 7:26 P

Do you shop at Aldi at all? They really have comparable breads, for way cheaper, too. I LOVE their 12 grain and dark whole wheat. Breeeeaaaathe.

FENWAYGIRL18 Posts: 5,855
11/21/12 7:20 P

I DIDN'T REALIZE IT WAS A PART OF HOSTESS I'M SO UPSET!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! WE USE TO GET THE WHOLE WHEAT AND EVEN MY SON LIKED IT!!!!!!!!!!

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