TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - A sweet new store is opening in downtown Topeka to help welcome a major new company to the Capital City.
Mars is opening a temporary M&M's World store at 713 South Kansas Avenue. It will be open for two and a half weeks, from March 28th to April 13th, to celebrate the grand opening of the new Mars Chocolate North America factory in south Topeka. The grand opening for the facility is the 27th.
The store will feature special merchandise with a "Made in Topeka" logo. Profits from the special items will benefit downtown Topeka redevelopment projects.
Mars says the store also will feature many of the same merchandise items that can be found in their flagship stores in New York, Las Vegas, Orlando and London.