A popular Japanese dish called Spam musubi could be adding peanut butter into its ingredient soon. Spam musubi is a popular Japanese dish which included a slice of spam, wrapped with rice and seaweed. Hormel Foods, the maker of Spam lunchmeat will buy the Skippy peanut butter company, as reported by bloomberg.com. Therefore, the new Japanese dish could be called Spam musubi nut.
Skippy is one of the popular peanut butter brands in America and with its 11 varieties of product has about $370 million in annual sales. Spam lunchmeat is also a very popular canned meat product. While Spam is popular in America, the canned meat is now a popular food in China and other Asian countries.
According to bloomberg.com, Hormel Foods will pay $700 million to acquire Skippy peanut butter company from its current owner Unilever. In the meantime, Unilever will put more focuses on beauty products including shampoo and others care products.
(Images: top, a sample of Spam musubi; bottom, Spam + Skippy)