South Korea's love affair with Spam
19 September 2013 Last updated at 05:57 BST
The annual lunar thanksgiving holiday is celebrated in a unique way in South Korea, where it has become a tradition to give and receive cans of Spam as gifts.
The pre-cooked tins of pork were first brought to the country by US troops during the Korean War, and have since become a staple of South Korean life.
Lucy Williamson reports.