Mobile Food Services

Mobile Food Services


The 5,300 mobile food service firms in the US operate food trucks and carts from which they sell prepared meals, snacks and beverages for immediate consumption to walk-up customers. Mobile food services also contract with individuals and businesses to cater food at events, such as parties, corporate gatherings and festivals.

Permit Restrictions

Food trucks are typically permitted and inspected by the city in which they operate and regulations can vary significantly from city to city.

Strong Demand

Busy consumers are eating up food truck offerings and boosting demand for the industry.