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Niche ethnic markets cling to cash; can they be converted to cashless?

In a world that continues to go more digital and mobile, there's only one way to pay for a tasty treat from these hard working vendors: cash.

NYC food trucks required to post sanitation grades (Part 1)

The law is intended to give consumers more information about a vendor's sanitation status, similar to a requirement for brick and mortar restaurants.

Cousins Subs' Traveling Sub Shop improves brand awareness and gives back to the community

Cousins Subs uses its food truck to improve brand awareness while also supporting charities the company has committed itself to.

Summer maintenance practices for food trucks

The warm weather brings out the customers, but the kitchen needs to have adequate ventilation for worker comfort and the proper functioning of food preparation equipment.

Economic uncertainty and third-party delivery impact UK, US restaurants

Globalization has created opportunity for American brands in the U.K., where restaurants face many of the same challenges and opportunities as the U.S.

London food trucks part 2: The role of street food markets, and what the US can learn

Private marketplaces for food trucks and 'gazebos' have fed the expansion of London's street food culture, benefiting both food entrepreneurs and consumers. Food truck owners compare the benefits of public and private venues.

London food trucks: How American food trucks influenced a historic European street food scene (part 1)

The London street food scene is much older than America's, but one London visionary was motivated by some things she noticed in the U.S. street food scene to create private street food markets.

Food truck marketplaces play a growing role for the emerging food truck industry

Food truck marketplaces help food trucks solve the location problem by securing the rights required for the trucks to operate on their premises. They also market their venues to the public.

NRA show: Convenience continues to push the envelope, spelling more food truck growth opportunities

The National Restaurant Show demonstrated a wealth of products and equipment to help food trucks take advantage of hot consumer trends. Exhibitors are tailoring more offerings to food trucks.

CONNECT Summit to tackle mobile technology's impact on restaurants, retail

Jayson Tipp, Nikki Baird among the keynote speakers for the fourth annual executive event.

NRA 2017 in photos: Editors share top highlights

The editors of FastCasual, Pizza Marketplace, QSRWeb and Food Truck Operator share some highlights from the 2017 NRA show in Chicago.

Food truck owners mentor students for 'Food Truck Frenzy,' S&D Coffee & Tea's Culinary Challenge

S&D Coffee & Tea wanted to tap food trucks to serve as mentors and judges for its annual culinary challenge as a way to teach aspiring chefs about a rising foodservice channel.

Partnership pays off for food truck and Mediterranean food importer

Wild Garden Foods launches its first food truck tour next week to introduce customers to its products and at the same time support the community. A relationship with an established food truck made the project much easier.

The anti-app: why messaging is the new loyalty program

More than 60 percent of smartphone users download an average of zero apps every month, and most of those are opened only once. Roughly 75 percent of consumers would rather use text than voice to communicate with front-line team members.

How blockchain technology brings new efficiencies and transparency to the food supply chain

A blockchain allows anyone with access to its electronic ledger to track what went into a product and who handled it along the way. This transparency is especially relevant to food supply chains, given the geographic expansion of these supply chains in recent years and the amount of data companies track.

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