AUSTIN, MINN. – Hormel Foods Corp. is expanding its Hormel Cure 81 brand pork portfolio with new Vermont maple spiral sliced half ham.

The bone-in, premium ham features Vermont maple flavor baked into the ham and comes with a glaze packet for added flavor and crunch.

“The new Hormel Cure 81 Vermont maple spiral sliced half ham is fully-cooked and perfect for that special occasion, family get-together, or holiday meal,” said Megan Elliott, brand manager at Hormel Foods. “We noticed maple flavor trending on menus within the food service space on restaurant menus, both casual and fine dining. Additionally, we saw maple trending in the grocery store in areas including refrigerated meats, making a real Vermont maple option a natural fit for the Hormel Cure 81 brand.”

The new ham is available in the refrigerated aisle of retailers, including Kroger, Price Chopper, Hy-Vee and Brookshire Grocery Co.

Hormel Cure 81 Vermont maple spiral sliced half ham is the first flavored bone-in ham for the brand. The new flavor joins original half and whole bone-in hams in the brand portfolio.