Is this food truck trend here to stay? We say yes. Although it’s a trend that’s emerging from the death of its evil cousin the “roach coach” the new mobile gourmet food business is going to be the one that sticks.
Here are some quick facts and figures that were released by Column Five Media in an infographic recently:
Quick summary: The food truck trend is here to stay, and it’s continuing to grow year after year. However, costs associated with entering and staying in this market are rising – given the rise in gas prices (which affects all other necessary costs) and the supply and demand of permits in certain cities. However, it can be expected that as food trucks continue to gain popularity in particular states and cities that the laws and regulations concerning permits will loosen. Hopefully. Lastly, as a mobile food vendor, it is absolutely necessary that you update and maintain your social networking sites daily. Your customers can’t find you if they don’t know where you are!