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“Inmates in the Florida prison system buy 270,000 honey buns a month. Across the state, they sell more than tobacco, envelopes and cans of Coke”
“The 6 ounces of a Mrs. Freshley’s Grand Honey Bun, the favored pastry of Florida’s prisons, serve up 680 calories, 51 grams of sugar and 30 grams of fat. The icing is sticky and frost white, like Elmer’s Glue. The taste bears all the subtlety of a freshly licked sugar cube.
“As you can imagine,” said Janice Anderson, a spokeswoman for Flowers Foods, which owns the Mrs. Freshley’s brand, “this product is for those folks that feel like having something very decadent.”
“George Alec Robinson, an unemployed sanitation worker and father of three, paid his public defenders in honey buns after they saved him from Virginia’s electric chair.
“He said, ‘This is all in the world I can give you guys,’ ” attorney James C. Clark told theWashington Post. “They were good, too.
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