It’s Time To Talk Pumpkin Spice Season In Michigan
Nothing beats the fall season in Michigan and along with the foliage, football, cider mills, and corn mazes, the biggest fall craze in recent years is everything pumpkin spice.
In 2004, Pumpkin Spice popularity exploded when Starbuck's Pumpkin Spice Latte was unleashed for the first time. But as the trend has continued, it is no longer limited to coffee and there are numerous Michigan made products available for those who want to bask in everything pumpkin spice this fall.
Sweetwater's Donut Mill - The Kalamazoo based donut shop that wins award after award every year for having some of the best donuts in America get in on the Pumpkin Spice fun with their own creation.
Battle Creek-based Kellogg's - They are one of many cereal companies that have introduced seasonal pumpkin flavored cereal, including their Pumpkin Spice Frosted Flakes.
Kalamazoo Candle Company - The caption for their Pumpkin Patch candle says "Feed your soul with this buttery pumpkin treat, certain to add a cozy glow to your home any time of year." This would be the perfect scent for some of those crisp, cool fall nights.
New Holland Brewing Company - It wouldn't be Michigan if the craft beer scene wasn't in on the Pumpkin Spice trend, but Ichabod Pumpkin Ale was around long before the craze. First brewed in 1997 by the Holland-based brewery, it combines malted barley and real pumpkin with cinnamon and nutmeg.
Grand Rapids-based Meijer - Nothing says fall like throwing on a comfy hoodie on a cool day. You can find several Pumpkin Spice themed clothing items, including this one which is on the shelves at locations around the Michigan.