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New Little Debbie® Cosmic Cupcakes coming to a galaxy near you

COLLEGEDALE, Tenn., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Little Debbie®snacks, maker of such classic snack favorites as Oatmeal Creme Pies, Swiss Rolls, Honey Buns and Cosmic Brownies, has set its sights on a bright new star. The company has launched a fresh new idea, Little Debbie® Cosmic Cupcakes.

Little Debbie brand fans will set their taste buds to "Yum!" with the very first bite into new Cosmic Cupcakes - moist, delicious chocolate cakes filled with fluffy creme and topped with chocolaty frosting and candy-coated chocolate chips.

"Little Debbie® Cosmic Cupcakes are light years ahead of anything else on the market today," said Mike Gloekler, Corporate Communications Manager. "The cupcakes come individually wrapped six to a carton, and are priced to be a smart buy for any household."

Little Debbie® Cosmic Cupcakes are a fun, new way to enjoy the bakery fresh taste and excellent value consumers have come to expect from McKee Foods Corporation. You can learn more about Cosmic Cupcakes and where to find them at

So take-off to your favorite store at warp speed, because Little Debbie Cosmic Cupcakes will be rocketing off the shelves!

The Little Debbie Brand

McKee Foods' Little Debbie brand is America's No. 1 selling snack cake and is increasing its presence in the breakfast pastry and cookie categories. More than 138 billion Little Debbie® Snacks have been sold since 1960 in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Puerto Rico and on U.S. military bases worldwide.

Every week, Little Debbie® Snacks are baked fresh and delivered from our bakeries to your communities - that's why they're so fresh tasting. Local independent distributors, who are members of your communities, ensure that the freshest products are available in your stores. In fact, you'll find our quality pledge and our guaranteed fresh date on every package.

The person who inspired the Little Debbie image often featured on product packages is the granddaughter of O.D. and Ruth McKee, the founders of McKee Foods, a family bakery. That little girl, now Debbie McKee-Fowler, is an executive vice president with McKee Foods and serves on its board of directors. Visit for more information. You can also find us on Facebook and Twitter.

McKee Foods

McKee Foods, a family bakery with annual sales of about $1.2 billion, is a privately held company based in Collegedale, Tenn. The McKee Foods story began during the height of the Great Depression when founder O.D. McKee began selling 5-cent snack cakes from the back of his car. Soon after, he and his wife, Ruth, bought a small, failing bakery, using the family car as collateral. Today, the company employs more than 5,000 people in Collegedale, Tenn.; Gentry, Ark.; Stuarts Draft, Va.; and Kingman, Ariz. It creates and produces Little Debbie® Snacks, Sunbelt Bakery® snacks & cereals, Heartland® and Fieldstone™ Bakery food products. Visit for more information.

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