Food trailers have come a long way from the early days of selling premade plastic-wrapped sandwiches and lukewarm coffee to factory workers needing something cheap and quick on their lunch breaks. Today, these culinary kitchens on wheels offer every type of edible offering you can dream up—from fresh seafood and ethnic fare to gourmet burgers and desserts.
The experts at Custom Trailer Pros can tell from the trailers we’re helping to put on the road that these munchie mobiles show no sign of swerving into the slow lane. According to Technomic, a research firm specializing in the food-service industry, sales for the food trailer segment—with most trailers being owner-operated—are growing at three times the rate of traditional casual dining options.
The rise of food trailers got a big boost during the recession, when people laid off from their corporate jobs decided to put their entrepreneurial skills to the (taste) test. The pace hasn’t slowed down [...]