Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Keep on trucking
Demand for food trucks and street vendors has soared in the five years to 2011, and revenue will continue to grow steadily during the next five years. With consumer spending back on track, firms will incorporate unique and healthy food options to entice customers. Though competition from other restaurants and food establishments will remain strong, vendors will provide quality and personal service to gain revenue... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
Like all general food-service operators, the industry is located in areas which have a large population and, therefore, also an industry or establishment and employee base to be serviced.
Compared to the population spread, the industry is more heavily concentrated in the Great Lakes, Mid-Atlantic and the West regions. It is, therefore, more concentrated in the most populated cities, and particularly, in the central parts of these metropolitan areas. These areas generally have a high concentration of workers, people in transit or who are attending sporting events, major concerts or festivals that can take advantage of a mobile food van's convenience... purchase to read more