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2016 Food Truck Industry Trends and Predictions

Local food values, artisanal everything, and authentic cuisines are the food truck mega trends of 2016. Disagree with our predictions? Share your thoughts in the comments section below. Things Are Going Local Local means everything in food in 2016. The new twist to mobile food menu favorites is locally sourced ingredients. Food truckers are turning […]

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EMV Payment

Should Your Food Truck Accept Apple Pay?

The upcoming EMV shift has a lot of food truck operators reconsidering how they accept payments, with some considering doing away with accepting credit cards altogether. However, now is the perfect time to upgrade. Check out this resource on ShopKeep.com for details on the update process. Most EMV compatible credit card readers on the market are also enabled […]

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Food Truck News Roundup: December 2014

Welcome to 2015! It’s a new year full of opportunity and serving up awesome meals to awesome people. Here are some of the biggest stories in mobile food news published in the last month. Truck Wrap Design Contest – Probably the coolest news item of the new year. The KOI Fusion food truck in Portland, […]

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Top 10 Food Truck News, November 2014

With the Food Truck Industry growing as much as it has, staying up-to-date on all the happenings-on throughout the country can be quite the task. Though we of course can’t even fathom trying to ourselves, Food Truck Empire is kicking off a new monthly posting to help you keep up on some of these goings-ons! […]

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Propane Safety

Propane Safety Training Webinar for Food Truckers

Last month a surveillance camera in Philadelphia captured horrifying images of a food truck exploding around a group of customers (video below). The event ultimately killed two people, injured 11, and called into question the safety of food trucks in the national media. According to media reports, the explosion was caused by fractured propane cylinder […]

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