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It is Time for Chocodiles to be Released Nationwide!
It's been a considerable stretch since I last indulged in a Chocodile – almost a year now. Typically, I manage to hunt them down in one place or another. However, recent times have posed a challenge in finding them locally, nudging me to contemplate the idea of resorting to online ordering. This train of thought, combined with the pursuit of the elusive Chocodile, has led me to ponder the state of affairs over at Hostess. Frankly, the situation has me genuinely concerned.
Let me clarify, I don't foresee Hostess vanishing from the scene in the foreseeable future. I hold firm that they'll navigate through the obstacles, undergoing a restructure that will render them leaner, meaner, and poised for global conquest once more. Yet, it's an established pattern that companies facing challenges enact cost-cutting measures. And within the realm of potential sacrifices, items that enjoy limited availability often find themselves at the top of the list. Enter the Chocodile, a potential casualty of these unpredictable times. Contemplating such a prospect is hardly comforting.
For this very reason, I humbly propose a notion to Hostess – a notion that could both rekindle excitement and secure the Chocodile's future. Picture this: a limited edition revival of the Hostess Chocodile, released nationwide with a fanfare akin to McDonald's McRib or Pepsi's Throwback campaigns. If history is any indicator, people are inclined to respond to such time-limited offerings, stocking up during the brief 6-8 week window. This action might even have a halo effect, prompting additional purchases of other Hostess products. Hostess is no stranger to innovation, as evidenced by their foray into novel cream Twinkie flavors (strawberry, quite the exotic twist). So, why not channel this same spirit into reintroducing a cherished classic?
Admittedly, this proposal brims with "coulds" and "shoulds," yet the thought is grounded in an earnest desire. I remain hopeful that someone within the corridors of Hostess recognizes the remarkable stature of the Chocodile brand. Perhaps the current shakeup serves as a catalyst, urging them to reevaluate their approach. With any luck, we might soon see Chauncey and his delectable Chocodiles reclaiming their place on store shelves across the nation.