General Mills unveils Jolly Rancher cereal

General Mills has released Jolly Rancher-flavored cereal. (Jeff Mores, MitchCommGroup/General Mills)

INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) — A hard candy favorite is now a cereal.

General Mills announced it's releasing Jolly Rancher cereal.

The company described the newest flavor as "a crunchy, fruity treat and people can get the first taste at their local Walmart stores now."

The cereal comes in the traditional Jolly Rancher flavors of cherry, apple, grape, watermelon and blue raspberry.

A family sized box costs $3.64 at Walmart.