SPAM is 75 years young

SPAM is 75 years young

The now iconic canned pork shoulder product that is renowned throughout the world is 75 years old this year.

Throughout World War II Hormel Foods Corp., is reported to have delivered around 15 million cans of SPAM to the Allied Forces. It became known as the ‘miracle in a can.’ The product first came to the UK in 1941 when the US Government passed a Lend-lease act to help the allies.

Since 1937 the seventh billion can has rolled off the production line. www.spam.com

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