What Happened to SPAM?

  • Published on Dec 14, 2019
  • Every year in Hawaii, thousands of people take to the streets to celebrate an unlikely hero - SPAM. In Hawaii, SPAM isn’t just a canned meat, it’s a big part of history and played a role in the island’s economy as an inexpensive source of protein. But times have changed since SPAM was introduced by Hormel Foods in 1937. Changing consumer tastes and competition from new brands
    has made packaged food products a competitive market. Watch this video to find out why SPAM is still popular today.
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    What Happened to SPAM?

Comments • 2 888

  • Kal Solo
    Kal Solo 50 minutes ago

    I honestly don’t think I’ve had Spam but I really wanna try it now

  • BerZ3rker 360
    BerZ3rker 360 17 hours ago

    Nothing beats Spamsilog!

  • J C
    J C 23 hours ago

    Spam Tasted 🤢🤮🤮

  • Sage Red Gaming
    Sage Red Gaming Day ago

    What happened to spam?? Well... It was reported for spam.

  • Evangeline Mendoza

    Its so salty and the other one with 25 less sodium. It can destroy our kidney n causes hi blood. I hope the manufacturer put just a little sodium in their spam. Pity the consumers

  • Tom Kathy
    Tom Kathy Day ago

    Is also a cancer promoters. Good luck everyone!

  • June Bug
    June Bug 2 days ago

    Spam is like 5$ in Washington

  • Kristine De Guzman
    Kristine De Guzman 2 days ago

    I switched to Prem. Taste alike and even cheaper

  • coxy pau
    coxy pau 2 days ago

    I made green bean soup with tidbits of spam. Delicious.

  • Dark Requiem
    Dark Requiem 2 days ago

    East Asians and South East Asians love Spam.

  • juanita masian
    juanita masian 2 days ago

    Give me Spam anytime.
    I like coating spam with sugar and grilling it or frying it in its own fats. Better than ham. My friends loved it. Comfort food anytime, eat with rice or as a sandwich. Yummy, nommmm, nommmm!

  • Goofy girl
    Goofy girl 2 days ago

    I ♡ SPAM!! Yum!
    Spam tastes nice with a bowl of hot rice and a half cooked fried egg with some soy sauce!! Yummmmmmy!!!

  • Rapsa Adventours
    Rapsa Adventours 2 days ago

    Why Spam is still growing?Becuase is not just Hawaiian eats it.Philippines is the hidden and unknown market of Spam.Filipinos a lot of Spam and send it to the Philippines in there balikbayan boxes.

  • xxuncexx
    xxuncexx 2 days ago

    It’s good survival food but it’s really bad for you if you’re well off. Junk meat like Vienna sausages but yes it is tasty IMO. Just don’t eat it all the time and you’ll be cool

  • David Fricker
    David Fricker 2 days ago

    what happened to SPAM? It moved to S. Korea.

  • Адонис Кастильó

    I’m reporting this for spam

  • kauigirl808
    kauigirl808 3 days ago

    It's everywhere now.

  • Hang Nguyen
    Hang Nguyen 3 days ago

    I’m 36, never eat spam in my life.

  • 정윤걸
    정윤걸 3 days ago +1

    Believe it or not, we South Koreans give SPAM as holiday gifts among other things.

  • GLEN Dooer
    GLEN Dooer 3 days ago +9

    Spam is everywhere get about 5 Spam messages a day

  • James Hobbs
    James Hobbs 4 days ago

    I still eat it to this day.

  • Wavemaker
    Wavemaker 4 days ago

    Spam has a rival now (at least in the Philippines). The brand name is Prime. It tastes just like Spam. I think Prime is a little cheaper but negligible. So we buy Prime or Spam, whichever is available. We always buy the 30% less sodium. The original is too salty for us.

  • Baby Buffalo
    Baby Buffalo 4 days ago

    Pork with Ham? what the hell does that even mean?.....

    .... Pork meat with Pork leg meat? I mean the distinction is inherently unnecessary.

  • Mariecel Caracar
    Mariecel Caracar 4 days ago

    Spam is a great 😋

  • Life Is Good
    Life Is Good 4 days ago

    Spam, for most Americans that are over 40, experienced a lot of issues about spam being a poor persons food like Ramen and Mac n cheese when you joke about being broke. The stigma still exists in America today for all 3 yet we have 65% of Americans living on fast food and Walmart junk. You are what you eat right, just look around and you can see who eats chips, cokes, fast food, junk foodies.....and we all think it’s normal to be 50-100lbs over weight ? That’s a mental health issue, and then we have people eating noodles, rice, chicken, spam...and look pretty healthy right 👍

  • HungryCatGaming
    HungryCatGaming 4 days ago

    I like teriaki flavor

    BOODRO WEBB 5 days ago

    Hear me out....fried spam on a peanut butter sandwich. Dont knock it till you try it.

  • The Happy Whales in Wales

    I love SPAM big time

  • aShura
    aShura 5 days ago

    Maybe do not associate the Brand Name with, "illegal" or "disturbance"

  • Kai
    Kai 5 days ago +11

    We should report this for spam

    • Rachel Garber
      Rachel Garber 5 days ago +1

      I see you couldn’t resist that one 😎

  • jason le
    jason le 6 days ago

    The only problem that has spam is how many copycats are being sold

  • Randee Oblena
    Randee Oblena 6 days ago

    i luv spam! but the prices went up! from 139 pesos to 188 T_T

  • cooky cabrera
    cooky cabrera 6 days ago

    Well SPAM had also its part of little history with the SKoreans during the Korean war... Spam has a premium image in Korea. It's probably the most desirable gift one could receive! Expect a big smile with the SKorean elders when they receive one...

  • TheOis1984
    TheOis1984 6 days ago

    in Indonesia SPAM is a rather expensive product, at around $7 a can. we can buy similar product, made in china, for half the price

  • Andrew Chiu-kit Tsang

    Honestly, I really don't see the original Spam is popular in Hong Kong but some Chinese copies do. Try Spam with instant noodles and pan-fried egg and that is one of the most popular meal can be found in a Hong Kong-style cafe.

  • Louise Almoradie
    Louise Almoradie 6 days ago

    Now I want spam and hot rice at 4am. (I am awake because I’m nursing my son lol)

  • John Tracy
    John Tracy 6 days ago

    Fried sliced SPAM on plain ole white bread! Good livin'! Yes, I did grow up in a trailer park but now own a house in a subdivision and still enjoy some SPAM!

  • parasucoxxx
    parasucoxxx 6 days ago

    Ham that didnt pass its physical and the real reason war was hell !!!! Theres nothing to embrace about this product other that it serve its purpose during the war and during economic hardships. Why would u eat this 2020??? Such a sad video to watch.

  • Susie Reid
    Susie Reid 6 days ago

    Try spam thinly sliced several slices in trying pan with a little cooking oil or butter till almost brown and crispy and break a couple of eggs and cook till eggs and the yolks are done and bon appetit...Also to make Spam sandwiches for lunch...cut a slice of spam and put into hamburger buns and top with a slice of pineapple slices ...yummy☺

  • ogr8bearded1
    ogr8bearded1 6 days ago +3

    My Mother had no interest in Spam until she learned that frying it completely changed the taste much as what happens to bologna.

  • SteQu
    SteQu 7 days ago

    they got banned for spam LMAO.

  • Karthikeyan Jayachandran

    Still eating cows and pigs, and calls themselves 'Developed Country' wtf?!?!

    • Anthony Falcone
      Anthony Falcone 4 days ago

      Eating cows and pigs has nothing to do with how civilized a country is. Are you a professional historical researcher of modern and ancient civilizations thats going to change my mind? I dont think so. Are you a weirdo that uses organic lotions. Most likely.

  • Supremo
    Supremo 7 days ago

    Fried garlic rice with Spam Classic is the best. 💪

  • rey jay lindo
    rey jay lindo 7 days ago

    SPAM with rice all the way!!!

  • Preacher Peter
    Preacher Peter 8 days ago

    Spam was the 20th century version of pemmican.

  • Shucks
    Shucks 8 days ago

    I'm waiting for the 'Organic Spam' XD

  • Stuop
    Stuop 8 days ago

    i reported it for spam

  • Solonduin
    Solonduin 8 days ago

    its ok it lives on in everyones junk folders

  • Rabbit
    Rabbit 8 days ago

    I don't mind spam, it's certainly not something I want to eat often, but god damn do some people like their spam.

  • Truck-sama
    Truck-sama 8 days ago

    I never had spam before, kinda want to try it now

    • D Jay
      D Jay 7 days ago

      You should, it goes well with rice

  • 112steinway
    112steinway 8 days ago +2

    According to my dad, my great-grandpa was a huge fan of of the stuff and would have two pieces of Spam charred black for breakfast every day.

  • soc carmelo
    soc carmelo 8 days ago

    Spam! Panalo SA pinas!

  • Moody Jazzy
    Moody Jazzy 8 days ago +1

    Spam sets are the most popular gifts for holiday seasons in South Korea.

  • captainchaos087
    captainchaos087 9 days ago

    Try frying Spam in a pan with lager beer. It goes great with macaroni and cheese. You're welcome.

  • Yoav Rheims
    Yoav Rheims 9 days ago

    "What Happened to SPAM?

    It's in my trash box.

  • Samuel Grasman
    Samuel Grasman 9 days ago

    I. Reported it for spam

  • Victoria Brooke
    Victoria Brooke 9 days ago


  • nothing human
    nothing human 9 days ago +1

    So spam is amaricas version of canned corn beef ?

  • darthvader5300
    darthvader5300 10 days ago

    Spam originally is a mixture of meat, oregano, cloves, garlic, salt, sodium nitrate, and water thoroughly blended together. And then injected into cans under high temperature steam condition and the lids are placed on it and mechanically sealed airtight and watertight. Then it is cooked from 375 degrees C to 450 degrees C at a very high pressure inside a pressure cooker for 8 to 9 hours to simultaneously cook and sterilize the meat and the interior of the can completely. And then allowed to cool slowly and the pressue to slowly equalize to atmospheric pressure. With everything internally sterilized and cooked FREE OF MICROORGANISMS and can last FOREVER!

  • Brian Singh
    Brian Singh 11 days ago

    lol..well it is a quick cook😊😄