When Hostess Twinkies return to store shelves, the company says they will have a shelf life of 45 days.

That's nearly three weeks longer than the 26 days the snack cakes used to advertise.

The longer lasting Twinkies actually first hit store shelves in November 2012, but the company went went out of business and stopped production just weeks after that.

The new longer shelf-life Twinkies return to stores Monday, July 15.

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