The Pumpkin Crème Brûlée Latte Is Now A Thing At Dunkin’ Donuts

The Pumpkin Crème Brûlée Latte Is Now A Thing At Dunkin’ Donuts

It’s the last official week of summer, but did you think that America had reached peak pumpkin yet? Of course it hasn’t. Apparently the early lattes, pumpkin-flavored peanut butter, toaster strudels, and gum weren’t enough. Dunkin’ Donuts has raised the pumpkin stakes by offering pumpkin crème brûlée latte coffee drinks, and pumpkin mocha drinks. I don’t understand. [More]

Pumpkin Spice Gum Hits Shelves, Consumerist Editor’s Forehead Hits Desk

As Peak Pumpkin Spice approaches, eventually, food manufacturers will run out of items that they can inject real or artificial pumpkin flavoring and spices into. When that happens, we’ll end up with ridiculous things like pumpkin spice flavored gum. …Oh. Look at that. Well, flavor wizards, if we’re going there, how about some pumpkin spice toothpaste? I don’t like gum, but I would definitely buy that. Maybe some dental floss, while you’re at it? Mouthwash? [The Impulsive Buy]

Pumpkin Spice Oreos: This Could Really Be Happening

Pumpkin Spice Oreos: This Could Really Be Happening

If you’re looking for something to dip into your Pumpkin Spice latte, Nabisco might have you covered. Yes, it’s yet another novelty Oreo flavor, and yet another pumpkin spice flavored something-or-other. Of course you can have Oreos for breakfast. Stop looking at me like that. [More]

Pumpkin Creep: Pumpkin-Flavored Toaster Strudels Hit Shelves In July

Pumpkin Creep: Pumpkin-Flavored Toaster Strudels Hit Shelves In July

For years, we’ve chronicled the terrifying rise of holiday creep, a phenomenon where retailers put holiday-related items out before any rational person would shop for Santa hats or turkey centerpieces. Other retail seasons creep, too, like back-to-school. And pumpkin season. [More]

Pumpkin Spice: The Movie Shows The Full Horror Of Seasonal Food Items

Pumpkin Spice: The Movie Shows The Full Horror Of Seasonal Food Items

It started ten years ago with the Pumpkin Spice Latte at Starbucks. Pumpkin spice consumer products have spread throughout the marketplace, threatening to bring consumers’ blood allspice levels to dangerously high levels. M&Ms? Sure! Booze? Sure! But why are there so many pumpkin products? This movie trailer explores the Orange Menace. [More]

Pumpkin Mania Goes Boozy With Pumpkin Spice Whiskey

Pumpkin Mania Goes Boozy With Pumpkin Spice Whiskey

Sure, beer fans love pumpkin ales, no matter how early in the season they appear. What about other pumpkin-flavored boozes, though? One company in Rhode Island has made a pumpkin spice whiskey that hits shelves this fall, perfect for adding to a homemade latte or sipping while you burn piles of leaves. [More]

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Pumpkin Spice M&Ms Exist, Mostly Taste Like Chocolate

Ten years ago, Starbucks introduced the Pumpkin Spice Latte, starting a trend and sending the nation into a frenzy of unbridled pumpkin lust. Pumpkin beer? Pumpkin spice Pringles? It seems like everything has been pumpkin-ified. Everything except hard-shelled chocolate candies. Until now. Pumpkin spice M&Ms have arrived. [More]