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McDonald's Is Getting Rid of Hi-C Orange from Its Menu

It's a sad day for Happy Meals everywhere
McDonald's Is Getting Rid of Orange Hi-C
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Sad news for children of the 90s: Hi-C Lavaburst, the bright-orange juice box favorite that sat alongside our pizza Lunchables, is now getting phased out at McDonald's restaurants around the country.

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In an internal memo leaked on Reddit, it was revealed that starting today, the beloved Day-Glo refresher will be discontinued to make room for Sprite TropicBerry, a new exclusive drink created just for the golden-arched burger chain. Of course, fast-food restaurants have every right to decide what library of high-fructose corn syrup drinks get to grace their soda fountains, but that doesn't mean people are happy with the change:

If you're not ready to part with your beloved soft drink, you should head run to your local McDonald's, where hopefully they might still have some Hi-C Lavaburst left to go with your four-piece Happy Meal.

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