Food Trucks in the US: Market Research Report

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Food Trucks Market Research Report | Consumer Goods & Services | Food Service & Drinking Places | Sep 2015

On the go: Industry revenue growth will slow amid regulatory hurdles and increased saturation

IBISWorld’s Food Trucks market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Food Trucks industry has experienced a remarkable rise over the past five years, as consumers have increasingly favored unique, gourmet cuisine at budget-conscious prices. Despite strong performance, however, high competition and unfavorable regulatory conditions in some cities have limited the growth of industry vendors. Nevertheless, the industry has outperformed the broader food-service sector over the period in terms of revenue expansion. In the five years to 2020, favorable consumer trends will continue to underpin moderate revenue growth, but the industry will need to work with municipal governments to resolve the remaining legal challenges to food truck operations.... purchase to read more

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The Food Trucks industry has experienced a boom over the past five years, primarily as a result of the surge in gastronomy in the United States. The industry, which is composed of operators preparing and serving a broad range of cuisine from mobile food trucks on city sidewalks, in parks and at events, has outpaced the broader food-service sector over the past five years. Additionally, the industry has evolved quickly, as entrepreneurial food truck operators have entered the market to cater to changing consumer preferences in favor of gourmet offerings and unique food concepts. As a result of these trends, industry revenue is expected to grow 9.3% per year on average over the five years to 2015. The industry is projected to expand 3.5% in 2015, bringing revenue to $856.7 million... purchase to read more


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What is the Food Trucks Industry?

The industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in preparing and serving meals from a mobile truck. Food is normally prepared, stored and cooked on the truck. The truck may or may not use the same location each day and does not sell alcoholic beverages.

Industry Products
AmericanLatin AmericanAsian and Middle EasternDesserts
Industry Activities
Preparing and serving food from a mobile truckPreparing and serving beverages from a mobile truckPreparing and serving dessert from a mobile truckServing prepackaged food and beverages from a mobile truck

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