REXBURG — Panda Express is coming to Rexburg, according to the Standard Journal.

Currently, the closest Panda Express restaurants are in Idaho Falls and Ammon, Idaho.

Scott Johnson, the economic development director in Rexburg, said the restaurant will be built in the Wal-Mart parking lot this year, according to the Standard Journal.

Panda Express began in 1983 in Glendale, California, by Peggy and Andrew Cherng, and it has grown both nationally and internationally, according to Panda Express’ story on its website.