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Look What's Making A Comeback!

Cans of Spam meat made by the Hormel Foo

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Thanks to some attention it’s getting on social media, Spam is making a big comeback.

Because Spam is a trending ingredient on Tik Tok, you might say that the 85-year-old block of meat is undergoing a reinvention. Nowadays you can even find it on the menu at some of the finer restaurants! 

Spam first hit stores in 1937, and cost 25 cents a can. George Hormel, and his son Jay came up with the concoctions, and named it Spam…a combination of spice and ham. Business skyrocketed during World War Two when 100 million pounds of Spam was shipped overseas to feed our troops.

More than 100,000 people visit the Spam Museum in Austin Minnesota every year.

Jack & Carolyn talked about this on the Morning Breeze. Listen here:

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