The leaves are golden in the trees and crunchy underfoot. The air is colder, but not bitterly so. The apples are ripening and the Spam is pumpkin spice flavored.
Wait, what was that last part?
Indeed, your favorite Minnesota-based meat product is jumping on the pumpkin spice train and riding it straight to internet sensationalism. Its newest flavor addition, a limited edition Pumpkin Spice Spam, boasts notes of “cinnamon, clove, allspice and nutmeg.”
“Pumpkin spice season has delighted consumers for years now,” Hormel said in a press release. “The iconic Spam brand has captured the hearts and taste buds for even longer (more than 80 years in fact!). True to the brand’s roots, SpamPumpkin Spice combines deliciousness with creativity, allowing the latest variety to be incorporated into a number of dishes, from on-trend brunch recipes to an easy, pick-me-up snack.”
For proof of the versatility of sweet-and-spicy canned meat, Hormel offers this recipe for Spam Pumpkin Spice and Fall Vegetable Hash.