U.S. Rep. Tim Walz honored Spam on the House floor on Wednesday, the L.A. Times reports. The Minnesota Congressman said, "Spam is an important part of our American history." Austin-based Hormel is celebrating the brand's 75th anniversary this summer.
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Hormel will mark the anniversary with a "Spamtastic" celebration in Austin on July 28th, the Austin Daily Herald reports. The Temptations will headline the event.
Company leaders also rang The Closing Bell at the New York Stock Exchange on July 10 to mark the milestone.