Spam of the Times

Embedded in the Spam brand, which doesn't get much shrift in the economic analyses, is an association with time of strife.

I couldn’t resist posting this fascinating article from Advertising Age Magazine regarding the continuing success of that age old canned standard – SPAM. 

All joking aside, the current flourishing of this “value meat” referred to in this article as a “war staple” is surely a sign of the times!

NEW YORK ( — After 71 years on supermarket shelves, the king of potted meats has not just survived; it’s thrived. In recent quarters, Spam has sported double-digit sales increases that have made some big headlines.

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~ by Calliope on June 16, 2008.

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