Some food truck operators are finding that traditional brick and mortar restaurants are easier to operate than the newer food trucks, according to www.grubstreet.com, an online restaurant guide and review service. For the full story, click here.
Editor’s Insight: Some individuals may find brick and mortar restaurants easier to manage than food trucks, but it’s hard to believe that food trucks will be disappearing at the expense of more brick and mortar restaurants. There is no comparison in the amount of startup capital needed.
Trucks have the advantage of offering greater convenience, which is the number one driver in today’s foodservice business.
This article is correct in noting that the food truck business has become more competitive with time. In markets where trucks are well established, the cost of entry is higher than in other markets.
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