How to Profit from Ice Cream Bikes and Beverage Trikes | FTE Episode 004

In episode #4 of the FoodTruckEmpire Podcast we’re going green and talking to Jason Brown of Love Hotdog Co. about ice cream bikes that are powered by the sun. In this exclusive interview, Brown shares how a small solar powered ice cream and beverage bike could translate to serious profits for an existing food truck or serve as pathway to business ownership… No matter what you’re age.

Brown first got the idea of adding ice cream bikes when searching for a way to teach his two sons a about money and the skills needed to run a business. If you’re looking for a truly unique and low-cost entry point to break into the mobile food business you won’t want to miss this episode.

What You’ll Learn in this Episode:

  • A unique and low barrier to entry mobile food opportunity
  • How to grab a piece of the green business mega trend
  • What to expect when operating an ice cream or beverage bike
  • Advantages and disadvantages to operating an ice cream bike

Mentions During the Show – Learn more about the ice cream bikes and trikes referenced by Jason Brown in the interview. Here you’ll find more on the specs of a bike like this in addition to income expectations.

Love Hot Dog Co. – This is the gourmet hot dog stand owned by Jason Brown. Check them out the next time you’re vacationing in Skippack, PA.

The Lemonade Brothers on Facebook – See what the Lemonade Brothers are up to next by liking them on Facebook.

Video – Learn even more about ice cream and beverage bikes in this YouTube interview with Ben of, a previous guest of the show.

Quick Tip

PayPal Here – Accept credit card payments on the go with the help of a triangle dongle and an iPhone or Android. PayPal can also be used to invoice customers for special events via email.

Square Register – Another popular way to accept credit card payments from an iPhone, iPad, or other device.

The Postal Service / Such Great Heights – Watch the official video on YouTube.

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About Support Staff

Brett Lindenberg is the founder of Food Truck Empire and Food Empire Pro. Brett's mission is help to entrepreneurs start and grow profitable food businesses. Since 2014, Brett has interviewed over 100 entrepreneurs on the Food Empire Pro podcast and written hundreds of blog posts on all aspects of food business. Brett has been quoted in media outlets like Entrepreneur Magazine, CNBC, and The Washington Post.

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