There's a museum dedicated to SPAM
The first SPAM museum opened in 2001, but closed temporarily in SPAM’s hometown of Austin, MN. It was then relocated to the heart of Downtown, amongst shopping and restaurants. The new SPAM Museum is 14,000sqft of SPAM glory, featuring SPAM history and interactive galleries where you can learn everything you ever wanted to know about the canned meat treat.
The "mystery meat" isn't really all that so mysterious
The ingredients are listed right on the can. According to Nolander, what you see is what you get. SPAM Classic consists of just six simple ingredients: pork with ham (so, like, pig chopped up with more pig), salt, water, sugar, potato starch, and sodium nitrite, which helps uphold the quality of the product.
You can buy a SPAM canjo
Of course, this is 29in of musical joy, made from a clean, empty, classic SPAM can and featuring 10 frets for your canned meat-loving fingers, so you can create some sweet, sweet songs.
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Summer Nakaishi is a freelance writer for Thrillist, and although she hasn’t counted, at some point in her life she knows she has lived up to the Hawaii statistic of eating five cans of SPAM per year... and she's damn proud of it.