Last year, General Mills made a major change to its cereals: no more artificial flavors or colors and no more fructose corn syrup.
This affected how Trix cereal looks. Gone are the bright colors and replaced with natural ones:
Credit: General Mills
While this change was made in 2016, the fact that Trix have changed is going viral online now. Twitter user @PrettyBoy_Zwagg shared a photo of his disdain for the new Trix:
Bruh I just poured a bowl of Trix and almost threw the whole box away. When the hell did they change the color? pic.twitter.com/XjsWxREOwl
— Chavers (@PrettyBoy_Zwagg) May 22, 2017
"When the hell did they change the color," he asked.
The tweet, which got over 1,400 retweets and 3,400 likes, inspired visceral reactions about Trix:
Given General Mills' initiative, it's unlikely that the Trix will ever go back to its vibrant look. They even tweeted last year that confirmed the recipe: