Several high end hotels in the U.S. have jumped on the food truck bandwagon and have introduced trucks that serve their cuisine, according to USA Today. For the full story, click here.
Editor’s Insight: The food trucks have only begun to make themselves visible on the nation’s retail landscape. Brick and mortar restaurants have seized on this channel to serve more customers and build their reputations.
The food trucks will become a bigger source of competition for vending and onsite foodservice operators. Vending and onsite foodservice operators have to respond to this. One way many of them are doing this is with self checkout micro markets, which allow them to offer a wider variety of food. 03-29-12 By Elliot Maras