Ever see those unnecessary pumpkin flavors that you can’t fathom someone enjoying? What is it about fall that makes everyone obsess over pumpkin? The big orange fruit tastes great in pie and all, but maybe it’s time to admit we’ve gone completely overboard with the pumpkin spice craze. Even if you live for pumpkin spice M&Ms or that quintessentially autumn Starbucks latte, you have to admit that the bizarre celebration of pumpkin everything has gotten out of control.
For reasons none of us seem able to explain, there’s magical moment that happens each year right around the time that the leaves begin to change colors. It may not be pretty and it may not make sense, but damn it if companies don’t start trying to pack some pumpkin into their products– even when it’s absolutely unnecessary (we’re looking at you pumpkin spice beef jerky).
But hey, don’t take our word for it. Get a load of the pumpkin-packed horrors that surface every year via this collection of terrible pumpkin products. Whether these brands really think their products could use more orange magic, or are they just blatantly making fun of pumpkin, they’re sure to leave you with a smile on your face and the inexplicable craving for pumpkin toothpaste.