McDonald's hints at early start to Pumpkin Spice Latte season with revealing photo

Pumpkin Spice Latte is nearly upon us.

On Tuesday, a McDonald's insider with the Twitter handle McD Truth posted a photo of McCafe pumpkin spice syrup.

"It's August and look what the delivery brought in...add $MCD to the early #PumpkinSpice adopters," the account posted.

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Your pumpkin spiced product, based on your Zodiac sign
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Your pumpkin spiced product, based on your Zodiac sign
Capricorn (December 22nd-January 21st): Pumpkin Spice Cheerios
Capricorns are often conventional and disciplined people, so this classic cereal is ideal for you. Plus, eating Cheerios is one step closer to adulting, right? 
Aquarius (January 22nd-February 18th): Pumpkin Spice Pudding 
This may be one of the most unusual (and questionable) pumpkin spice items anyone has ever come across. Only the curious and imaginative Aquarius could understand that maybe this pudding is just misunderstood. 
Pisces (February 19th - March 20th): Pumpkin Spice Peeps
Giving, compassionate, and kindhearted—the only thing that might be sweet as a Pisces are these marshmallow birds. Not a huge Peeps fan? These recipes might just change your mind. 
Aries (March 21st - April 19th): Pumpkin Spice Vodka 
Aries are known to be daring, and you'd have to be bold to drink this liquor. If you're really looking to impress people, try this pumpkin-flavored vodka soda recipe.
Taurus (April 20th - May 20th): Pumpkin Spice Bagels 
If a Taurus was a food, they'd most likely be a freshly toasted bagel. This warm, fall-flavored bread is simple and down to earth, just like you. Also, since consistency is important to you, there are ways to eat bagels for every meal of the day
Gemini (May 21st - June 20th): Pumpkin Pie Pop Tarts
These versatile pastries are as adaptable as you are. There are many different ways to enjoy a Pop Tart—plain, toasted, as a cheesecake truffle, and more. Not to mention they come packaged in pairs, and your dual personalities have to appreciate that. 
Cancer (June 21st - July 22nd): Pumpkin Ice Cream
Cancers are sensitive, emotional people and ice cream is perfect for embracing the feels. If you're lactose intolerant or vegan, don't fret—you can still indulge with vegan ice cream.
Leo (July 23rd - August 22nd): Pumpkin Spice Popcorn

Popcorn is a universally popular party snack, and as a Leo you're all about having a good time with your friends. Also, this food is super sharable and you love being generous.

#SpoonTip: Step your popcorn game up with these fun recipes

Virgo (August 23rd - September 22nd): Pumpkin Spice Latte 
You like to keep things simple and practical because, frankly, you're too busy for anything else. Lattes are great when you're always on the go. Speaking of practicality, if you start making this drink at home, you could save yourself a couple hundred bucks
Libra (September 23rd- October 23rd): Pumpkin Spice Oreos

A Libra is all about balance and partnership, and if you find a balance more ideal than that of the Oreo, let me know. It's everything food harmony should be. 

Scorpio (October 24th-November 21st): Pumpkin Spice Chocolate Truffles 
Scorpios tend to come off pretty tough. But once you get past that, you'll see them for the softies they really can be. These chocolates are no different. Popular for their creamy fillings, but covered by a hard exterior.
Sagittarius (November 22nd-December 21st): Pumpkin Spice Milano Cookies
The adventurous and travel-hungry Sagittarius can appreciate the wanderlust in these Italian cookies better than anyone. If you really want to embrace the flavor of Italy, try this recipe for Milano tiramisu.
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McDonald's didn't immediately respond to Business Insider's request for information on when the chain will roll out its fall drink menu, but we will update the post if it does. The fast-food chain isn't the only apparent early adopter.

Last week, Starbucks announced it would begin selling bottled Pumpkin Spice Lattes in grocery stores later this month. And, Dunkin' Donuts announced on Monday it would also roll out pumpkin coffees and baked goods by August 28.

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12 new pumpkin-flavored foods you gotta try
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12 new pumpkin-flavored foods you gotta try

Yogurt: There’s no shortage of pumpkin-flavored yogurts. Noosa thick, creamy yogurt joined by a layer of spicy pumpkin was so popular when it rolled out at Target last fall that it’s now available year-round at major stores. Chobani and Trader Joe’s both make pumpkin Greek yogurt. If you prefer to drink your pumpkin-flavored yogurt, try Lifeway Pumpkin Spice Kefir. It has a pretty low amount of added sugar per cup (8 grams), which is a rare find in flavored yogurt.

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Drinks: But wait! The pumpkin-flavored beverages don’t stop at kefir. So Delicious will be rolling out a pumpkin coconut milk, and Polar Seltzer will make an essence-of-pumpkin fizzy water.

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Snacks: If your love of pumpkin endures beyond the fall, you’ll be happy to know that Laurel Hill makes pumpkin seed tortilla chips year-round. They’re slightly sweet and spicy — an  addictive variation on the salty, crunchy tortilla chip. Planters seasonally produces Pumpkin Spice Almonds. If you like bars, the Spiced Pumpkin Pie Clif Bar is one to try: Apples, raisins, rolled oats and brown rice syrup join pumpkin in this vitamin-fortified bar. Kashi also makes a Pumpkin Spice Flax bar.

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Dinner: Three Bridges Ancient Grains Chicken Sausage and Sweet Pumpkin with Sage Ravioli will be available in Northern California starting soon. Or top a burrito with one of Roloff Farms’ pumpkin salsas. They come in three flavors: Pumpkin Verde, Pumpkin Peach and Pumpkin Corn.

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