Anyone who was waiting for the first official day of Fall (September 22) for pumpkin spice season to kick off is in for some news — the season is already underway.
With food and drink brands opening up the pumpkin floodgates earlier and earlier each year, stores are already full of the the fall-favorite flavor.
From Starbucks’ beloved Pumpkin Spice Latte (or PSL) to cookies, cereal, candy, and even vodka, there’s enough pumpkin-flavored goodness to sustain an all-pumpkin diet.
In stores: Starbucks hasn’t officially brought back the Pumpkin Spice Latte yet, but they’re selling ready-to-drink PSLs and Pumpkin Spice Frappuccinos in grocery stores
More where that came from! Earlier this week, Dunkin’ Donuts also announced the return of its fall menu, which includes several pumpkin drinks, doughnuts, muffins, and cream cheese
Can’t go out? Coffee-mate has a pumpkin spice creamer to jazz up drinks at home, while Califia sells a pumpkin spice latte cold brew coffee
While fans await the official announcement that Starbucks’ Pumpkin Spice Latte is back in stores (though some lucky customers have already managed to get their hands on the drink), other restaurants and food brands have already introduced their pumpkin products.
Some were released as early as the beginning of summer, with more and more products hitting shelves as it gets closer to fall.
Quite a few brands offer pumpkin spice-flavored coffee drinks, from simple ground coffee to K-Cups.
On August 28, Dunkin Donuts announced the return of its own pumpkin menu, including pumpkin-flavored coffee and lattes as well as doughnuts, cream cheese, and muffins.
Oh my gourd! It seems that almost every cereal brand has come out with a pumpkin spice variety, including Cheerio’s by General Mills
Morning pick-me-up! Kellogg’s has two options: Frosted Mini-Wheats and Special K
Sugar rush: Even Pop-Tarts come in a Frosted Pumpkin Pie variety
Hot or cold: Quaker sells pumpkin spice-flavored instant oatmeal and Life cereal
On-the-go: KIND actually sells a few bars with pumpkin seeds in them, but these almond bars have a caramel pumpkin spice flavor
Chobani and Dannon Light & Fit are both offering Greek yogurt with pumpkin flavors
Several brands have pumpkin spice-flavored creamers, and Starbucks and Dunkin’ are both selling brew-at-home pumpkin coffee.
Starbucks also has limited-edition ready-to-drink Pumpkin Spice lattes sols in bottles in grocery stores, as well as Pumpkin Spice Frappuccinos.
For non-coffee drinkers, there’s booze. Small breweries across the country have pumpkin ales, and liquor stores are beginning to be stocked with pumpkin-flavored vodka and Baileys.
As for the food, there are more and more breakfast options featuring the flavor every year. This fall, Life, Cheerios, Mini-Wheats, and Special-K all have limited-edition pumpkin varieties, as do Pop-Tarts, Quaker Oatmeal, Kind bars, and a few brands of Greek yogurt.
Snack time: Fans went nuts when Nabisco first debuted pumpkin spice Oreo’s in 2014
Sweet: Pepperidge Farm sells pumpkin spice Milano cookies and pumpkin cheesecake cookies from its Dessert Shop
Never too many cookies: Keebler offers its Fudge Stripes cookies in a limited-edition pumpkin spice flavor
Creamy: Ben & Jerry’s pumpkin cheesecake ice cream is a fan favorite, and Jell-O now has a pumpkin spice pudding flavor
Carbs, always: Krispy Kreme has pumpkin spice mini crullers; Pepperidge Farm sells a pumpkin spice swirl bread
Trick or treat! Hershey’s has come out with pumpkin spice Kisses
Candy: This year, Werther’s Original introduced pumpkin spice soft caramels and Mars released pumpkin spice M&Ms
Get baking! Make Duncan Hines’ pumpkin spice cupcakes or Toll House’s pumpkin spice cookies at home
Decadent: Lindt also has limited-edition pumpkin spice milk chocolate truffles
Of course, everyone loves the sweet stuff, too, and there are more than enough dessert options to go around — and that’s not even including actual pumpkin pie.
Last month, M&Ms released its white Pumpkin Pie flavor, adding to a list of pumpkin candies include Hershey’s Kisses and Werther’s caramels.
Pepperidge Farm has cookies to satisfy a sweet tooth, Jell-O has pudding, Nabisco has Oreo’s, and Krispy Kreme has doughnuts for a limited time.
Finally, there are savory offerings, from pasta sauce and chili to almonds, rice cakes, and even peanut butter.
Savory:Cucina Antica’s Tuscany Pumpkin Pasta Sauce is made with pumpkin, tomatoes, garlic, rosemary, and sage; Peanut Butter & Co. offers pumpkin spice PB
Munch: Blue Diamond’s pumpkin spice almonds are an easy snack
Nom nom: Urban Accents has a savory pumpkin spice chili seasoning, while Kim’s Magic Pop sells pumpkin spice rice cakes
Not just for sugar addicts! Triscuit has limited-edition Pumpkin & Spice crackers