New Food Trailers vs. Used Food Trailers – What you need to know before taking the plunge

So you’ve decided it’s time to invest in a mobile food trailer for your business. Whether you already own a brick-and-mortar restaurant, or you’re just starting out a new concept, one thing is likely for sure – you can’t wait to hit the pavement and take your mobile food concept to the streets to share your delicious eats with people. Before you can get started there are some important things to take into consideration when purchasing your trailer.


When you’re just starting out you could find yourself facing a common debate, new vs. old. It’s important to know exactly what your new business needs to operate efficiently and maximize profits. With years of industry experience we have compiled a list of the top pros and cons of choosing between new and used when on the market for your custom food trailer.  

Here are six things to know when considering a used food trailer. 

As the mobile food industry continues to evolve, so do the financing options. There are many new and existing food concepts making the decision to go mobile. Whether you’re looking to expand or start something new, creating your mobile food venture can be a very exciting process. With so many opportunities to bring your vision to life, it’s important to partner with the right people to help you accomplish your goals.

Our customers often ask us questions like, “How do I find the correct equipment? Or “What should my work-flow look like?” Or, “How do I know what health codes to comply with?” These are  all important questions, but what can be the most challenging is, “How do I finance my dream?” If you don’t have the answer to that, then the other questions don’t matter.

With that in mind, we have provided some helpful insights to get you started in the right direction by [...]

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