The Food Truck Market


1.1 Definition

A "food-truck", or restaurant truck is a vehicle equipped to prepare food and complete meals

Food trucks first appeared in the United States shortly before the 20th century with the concept of "food trucks" chuck wagon "then" and then wagon lunch ", before landing in France thanks to the American Kristin Frederick who launched the first food-truck in the country in 2011 , The Smoking Truck.

In France, the number of site requests is always very high . The concept remains attractive for many entrepreneurs, but the barriers to entry are significant, particularly the acceptance of the request by the town hall or finding the ideal location not to mention the seasonality of demand that sets the pace of the market. Many food-trucks also have to stop their activity due to a lack of profitable business model

The development of these restaurant trucks is part of the t end of the street-food which consists of eating more and more outside (food-trucks, street vendors, stands, etc.) by ordering takeaway meals for generally lower prices than those in restaurants

Today, Food Trucks offer a wide range of products arges product ranges (local, foreign, organic cuisine, etc.) and in most cases are positioned in a specific type of kitchen to stand out . The clientele is also very attached to the quality level products, and a street cooking charter has even been drafted

To keep reading, buy the full research

Updated Market research

  • Market research updated
  • Data from more than 30 databases
  • Market study in pdf format
  • A question: (+33) 9 70 46 55 00
  • Download an example
Buy this market research 129€ HT

Availability within 1 business day



Imane Essadiq

Imane Essadiq logo 1

Analyst chez Businesscoot

Théo Naphle

Théo Naphle logo 1 Théo Naphle logo 2


Fondateur @Businesscoot

Aymar Monnoyeur

Aymar Monnoyeur logo 1 Aymar Monnoyeur logo 2


Analysts & Methods



Expert advice

Customer Reviews (1)

Average over the last 3 months

the 08/12/2019
We are committed to taking into account the feedback of all our clients, consultants or company managers, in order to better meet their expectations.