Why Food Trucks are taking over America
In 2014, total revenue for food truck industry was $828 million.
Average cost to start a food truck is about $75,000 including costs of medium truck ($43,000), truck decals ($5,000), electronics ($500), city permits ($500), and supplies and ingredients ($26,000). More importantly, food truck business cost a lot less than brick and mortar establishment.
In 2014, more than 5,000 trucks set nearly 5 million tweets reached customers in 236 cities.
In 2016, number of food trucks are increasing still and more hungry people excited about food truck all over the country. With the power of social media, food truck is definitely one of the hot industries to be in.
Motion graphics bring to life a smorgasbord of food truck facts by National Geographic.