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When Will Starbucks Have the Pumpkin Spice – Will Dunkin Donuts Beat Them to the Latte?

Pumpkin Spice SeasonThe pumpkin spice products are much anticipated among those of us that love the wonderful flavor.

Starbucks started the pumpkin spice rage in 2003 and it has exploded since then. One of those that have tapped into the market is Dunkin Donuts.

Starbucks is probably the first one we think of when the subject of pumpkin spice comes up, but there are people loyal the Dunkin Donuts brand, as well, to keep it heavily in the game.

The question is when will Starbucks have their pumpkin spice latte and other fall products out versus when will Dunkin Donuts.

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There Really Are Health Benefits of Pumpkin Spice – Yes, It’s True!

Pumpkin spice is everywhere and I love it.  It is the quintessential fall flavor and I cannot get enough of it.  I can Pumpkin Spiceshardly resist anything flavored with the spice.  But, I hadn’t really given thought to what makes up the flavoring.  It normally is a mix of nutmeg, cinnamon, ginger, allspice, and cloves.

Most products flavored as “pumpkin spice” don’t have any pumpkin in them, but the the flavoring is about the spices, not the pumpkin.

I know pumpkin is healthy as it is part of the squash family, but I’ve never considered the health benefits of pumpkin spice itself.

Let’s take a look and see how we are making ourselves healthier with this spice which is a blend of several spices.

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