(CNBC) Pumpkin lattes. Pumpkin candles. Pumpkin beer, dog food, facial masks, cologne.

Move over bacon, there’s a new must-have ingredient.

With fall starting this weekend, the pumpkin harvest is upon us. The crop is looking pretty good, despite the drought. In fact, the USDA says average retail prices are less than half what they were a year ago.

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