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Cinnabon Knows You Don't Want to Eat It. It Doesn't Care

The sweet history of a cinnamon roll empire

(Newser) - Cinnabon knows it didn't get to where it is—1,200 locations in 48 countries—because it makes a product people want to eat. Rather, 32 years ago the chain perfected a recipe so tantalizing people weren't strong enough not to eat it. “For so many years,... More »

Cinnabon Slammed for 'Tasteless' Carrie Fisher Tweet

It 'was genuinely meant as a tribute, but we shouldn't have posted it'

(Newser) - Cinnabon retracted a tweet and apologized Tuesday after trying to use Carrie Fisher's death to sell cinnamon buns. The company faced a backlash from the beloved star's fans after the tweet, reproduced here , which used a bun to depict Fisher's famous Princess Leia hairstyle and had the... More »

Thanksgiving Fliers to Eat 7M Cinnabon Calories per Hour

Company expects people stuck in airports to consume 1M rolls over next 5 days

(Newser) - You don't want to give in, but many people stuck at the airport usually do. The allure of the Cinnabon is too powerful, and this holiday weekend, its maker anticipates that about 1 million of the sweet cinnamon rolls will be consumed in airports around America, Businessweek reports. From... More »

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