Austin, Minn.-based Hormel Food Corp. attributed a 4% rise in profits to increased sales of Dinty Moore stews.
Chi-Chi’s Mexican food and Spam have proved to be other downturn delights .
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It’s good to know that no matter how bad things get, we can always eat something besides beans and rice.
Have your eating habits changed since the recession hit? What’s your favorite slump slop?
(PHOTOS: Al Lewis)