Pumpkin Products Plague 2014

Pumpkin Products Plague 2014

Pumpkin products are proliferating this year. Is pumpkin the new kale? Could be. Foods and beverages without pumpkin in them are heavily adulterated with “Pumpkin Spice.” What is that magical substance? Cinnamon, Ginger, Nutmeg, and Allspice, the stuff you put in pumpkin pie so you don’t have to taste the pumpkin squash.


“10 products that have absolutely no business being pumpkin-flavored,” Lindsay Abrams, Salon

“Enough with the bleeping pumpkins!” Cristina Alesci and Paul R. La Monica, CNN Money

The greatest trick capitalism ever pulled was making you want a pumpkin spice latte
Updated by Alex Abad-Santos, Vox

“The Company That Tested Pumpkin-Spice Foie-Gras Mashed Potatoes,” Tanya Basu, The Atlantic

“Five of the Best — and Worst — Pumpkin Spice Foods This Year,” Jenn Wohletz, Denver Westword

“When food fads collide: Pumpkin spice, meet Greek yogurt,” Svati Kirsten Narula, Quartz

“The Basic Girl’s Guide to the Pumpkin Spice Diet,” Mary Brace Garis, Elle

“Pumpkin spice madness: Stop the insanity,” Michele Mahone, Fox News

“Pumpkin spice flavor now comes in vodka,” Charles Passy, MarketWatch

“Would You Eat this Pumpkin Spice Latte Burger?” Erin McCarthy, Mental Floss


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Top photo by Mike Licht. Download a copy here. Creative Commons license; credit Mike Licht, NotionsCapital.com

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