We can't even talk about this without taking a Monty Python refresher course afterward:
Love it, hate it or laugh at it—at least it's inexpensive.
Sales of Spam—that much maligned meat—are rising as consumers are turning more to lunch meats and other lower-cost foods to extend their already stretched food budgets.
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Spam's maker, Hormel Foods Corp., reported last week that it saw strong sales of Spam in the second quarter, helping push up its profits 14 percent. According to sales information coming from Hormel, provided by The Nielsen Co., Spam sales were up 10.6 percent in the 12-week period ending May 3, compared to last year. In the last 24 weeks, sales were up nearly 9 percent.
I know this is way out too far to the edge for some of you, but I actually like Spam. Always have. Fried. With toast and eggs over medium.