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Things To Know Before Starting A Food Truck Business

Food trucks are an everyday affair for people abroad, but in India, the concept is in its nascent stage. They are becoming popular and famous with each passing day.

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Food trucks are everywhere and they are adding a whole new spin on the food business in India. Its an out of the box idea for us and we are still getting used to it. But its growing and expanding and has made people sit and pay attention to the mobile food business that’s venturing out in the country as of now.

Food trucks are an everyday affair for people abroad, but in India, the concept is in its nascent stage. They are becoming popular and famous with each passing day and people in India are beginning to love the concept of this mobile food business.

Recently Delhi has witnessed a lot of rage in terms of food truck festivals too, that adds another angle to this. And it’s a huge market with a good return on investment. But what does it require to start a food truck exactly? Well, you’d be surprised to know.

1. Choosing the right vehicle
An extremely important step in the food truck business is choosing the right vehicle that is required. A food truck is different from a normal commercial truck that has a mobile kitchen installed in it.

2. The right target audience and location
One needs to think about the kind of people that you are catering to and the sort of cuisine being served by you. Another extremely important point amongst all this is the location of the food truck that needs to be kept in mind while starting out. These mobile food trucks are often parked at particular spots in the city to attract attention which can definitely have an impact on the popularity of the food truck.

3. Kitchen equipments and other raw materials
According to your food truck’s needs and requirements, there are specific kitchen equipments and raw materials that are required to get you on your own way.

4. Licenses
A food truck is very similar to opening your own restaurant as both require a whole lot of licenses and permits. A food truck business requires licenses not only for the business but also for the vehicle.


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