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Dot's Homestyle Pretzels to release a second flavor

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Those who've tried Dot's Homestyle Pretzels know they're the bomb, and anyone who hasn't tried them needs to make it a priority asap.

And there's good news for Dot's devotees, as the North Dakota snack maker has announced that it will be releasing the first "new flavor" in company history.

They'll be called "Dot's Southwest Style Pretzels," though few details as to exactly what that entails have been released.

Given it's "Southwest Style" you'd expect some sort of spicy kick to differentiate it from its original flavor of buttery pretzel twists coating in a seasoning that has hints of garlic, onion, buttermilk and other spices.

"Some of you have waited 7 years for this moment...... Some of you have asked over and over for another flavor.... And today is the day that you find out that we are launching our 2nd flavor in 2020!!!!" Dot's said on Instagram.

The announcement comes a few months after Dot's revealed it would putting its original pretzels into candy bar form, as it seeks to capitalize on its meteoric rise to Midwestern food fame.

Dot Henke perfected her original recipe at her home in Velva, North Dakota, and her winter home in Arizona, sharing them with family and friends on special occasions.

With Henke having just retired from a career in finance, KARE 11 reports that word of her pretzels began to grow, and soon she was being urged to bring her snacks to a wider market.

She launched commercially in 2012 and hasn't looked back, with the pretzels spreading like wildfire across the Midwest, where Target is among its carriers.

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