Lucky Charms to retire one of its brightest marshmallows

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General Mills announced Friday that the hourglass-shaped marshmallows will be discontinued starting in the spring, People magazine reported.

“The hourglass has been a part of Lucky Charms since 2008, but as with any hourglass, its time is up,” company representative Mike Siemienas told TODAY Food.

It’s not the first time the popular children’s cereal, which hit store shelves in 1963, has said goodbye to a beloved shape.

Of the original marshmallows — green clovers, pink hearts, orange stars and yellow moons — only the pink hearts have remained. Cereal lovers have had to say goodbye to blue diamonds, purple horseshoes, red balloons and several other marshmallows over the years. Those green clovers, however, did make a comeback in 2004 after being weeded out earlier.

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