8 False Facts About Spam We've All Believed

Spam is made from mystery meat: While Spam is often jokingly referred to as mystery meat, its ingredients are actually quite straightforward, consisting mainly of pork shoulder, ham, salt, water, sugar, and sodium nitrite.

Spam is low-quality meat: While Spam may not be considered gourmet meat, it is made from real meat and is a good source of protein.

Spam is not healthy: While Spam is high in fat and sodium, it can be part of a balanced diet when eaten in moderation.

Spam is only available in a can: While Spam is most commonly found in cans, it is also available in other forms, such as single-serve packets and sliced deli meat.

Spam is a new food product: Spam has been around since 1937 and has been a staple in many households for generations.

Spam is made from leftover meat: While Spam was originally created as a way to use up pork shoulder, it is not made from leftover or scrap meat.

Spam is not versatile: While Spam is often eaten straight out of the can, it can also be used in a wide variety of recipes, from Spam musubi to Spam fried rice.

Spam is only popular in the United States: While Spam is particularly popular in the United States, it is also beloved in many other countries, including South Korea, Japan, and the Philippines.

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