Every year more and more trending pumpkin spice-flavored items hit the grocery shelves. Starbucks and Dunkin' Donuts sell their famous pumpkin spice lattes, Nature's Path sells pumpkin spice waffles, and now it looks like Spam, the canned meat product that gained popularity during World War II is introducing Pumpkin Spice Spam to the world. Who would have thought that pumpkin spice flavor went so well with the spam brand?
What Is Spam?
Made by Hormel Foods, Spam was introduced in 1937 as a way to increase the sales of pork shoulders. Then a few years later when World War II began and delivering fresh meat to the frontline proved to be a challenge, Spam became a staple item in the American soldier's diet. In total, over 150 million pounds of Spam were purchased by the US military before the war ended.
Today there are over 20 different varieties of the food brand with flavors such as Spam Teriyaki, Spam with bacon, and Spam hot and spicy.
This limited-edition Spam features a blend of seasonal spices and was first introduced on Spam.com in limited quantity. The pumpkin spice product goes great with savory waffles drenched in maple syrup or with a side of cornbread.
Pumpkin Spice Spam is The Meat Product You Never Knew You Needed
Pumpkin Spice Spam takes center stage with its characteristic savory Spam flavor and a hint of sweetness from nutmeg, allspice, and clove. Some lucky tasters have already gotten the chance to taste the new Spam flavor and the general consensus is that it tastes pretty good! One taster commented that it tastes like breakfast sausage with sweet pumpkin spice.
Use this new Spam to make yourself a hearty breakfast sandwich or charge up your pumpkin spice game by serving up a fall vegetable hash alongside your PSL or coffee doctored up with pumpkin spice coffee creamer. We suggest cooking it on the stovetop and using it in your Sunday brunch frittatas to add a porky spam flavor with a hint of spice to your eggs.
This article was originally published on September 23, 2019