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Pumpkin Spice Latte Now in M&M Form?

Just in time for the fall season when loads of coffee drinkers go raving mad over the polarizing pumpkin spice latte! PS: Those will hit Starbucks stores on September 8th and be prepared in case you haven't heard: It now has a slightly new formula that includes real pumpkin. Mars candy has now jumped into the fray by offering their sweet candy-covered chocolate M&Ms that (for some) has become an autumn flavor classic: Pumpkin Spice Latte.

Not much is known about the pending reveal except that a female M&M is featured wearing glasses, a scarf and holding a latte. Perhaps this is being marketed to brainy women who get cold in the office? Either way, the poor M&M guy from the regular pumpkin spice bag looks like he lost his job.

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No word from Starbucks if they are worried about the new competition in the marketplace. And, speaking of Starbucks, if you can't wait two more weeks to get your pumpkin-spice latte fix, you can make it at home via our very own recipe: Mom.me Pumpkin Spice Latte.

Image via Maura Hernandez

M&Ms did recently unveil a pecan-pie-flavored treat in all fall colors to mixed reviews. Whatever the takeaway, it looks like it's officially turning to fall and summer will soon become a distant, plain M&M candy-coated memory.

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