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It’s pumpkin spice season, thanks to a decade of the famous Starbucks concoction sold exclusively in the fall, and the craze is all over the place. With 20 million PSLs (“pumpkin spice lattes,” for the uninitiated) sold every year, it’s safe to say this cinnamon-y trend is here to stay.

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