Category archives for: Marketing & Promo

Atlanta, GA: One Food Truck’s Fight Against Childhood Obesity

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Happy Belly serves up healthy, organic, locally-sourced option

Oklahoma, OK: These Okies Want to Help you Find Some Meals on Wheels

Truck It Co-Founders Josh DeLozier, left and Travis Stephens in Oklahoma City, Thursday August 21, 2014. "Truck It" is a new food truck App. to locate food trucks in the metro area. Photo By Steve Gooch, The Oklahoman

Dozens of food trucks pack the city streets, but what happens to the gourmet eateries on wheels once the night is over? Josh Delozier and Travis Stephens made finding food trucks as easy as a tap of a button with TruckItOKC. Delozier said they created the app last year with the help of food truck owners to give them what they wanted in an app.

Boston, MA: Marquee Food Truck Collaborations on the Horizon

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Starting next week, Stoked Pizza will feature original creations from The Bacon Truck, Fugu, and more.

Fayetteville, AR: Food Truck Goes to the Dogs in Cross-Country Marketing Event

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The samples are free. But the idea is, of course, to sell consumers on new lines of Milo’s Kitchen products, Thomas admitted. In January 2013, the company recalled its chicken jerky and chicken grillers treats because trace amounts of residual antibiotics had been found in several lots sourced from China.

Columbus, OH: Credit-Card Technology Boosts tipping from Customers

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At the Angry Wiener food truck, Paige Endicott signs her name electronically after choosing a tip.

The rise in debit- and credit-card use — at food trucks, at coffee shops, in taxis and elsewhere — is increasingly exposing customers to screens with tipping suggestions, which in turn are compelling them to add tips more and more often.

Manhattan, NY: Get Free Lobster Rolls at US Open Food Truck

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Get a taste of tennis next week when the US Open launches a food truck offering free samples of lobster rolls, sliders and tacos.

Minneapolis, MN: Harriet to Host Summer Sampler, a Food Truck Rally on August 9

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After a successful run in May, Harriet Brewing is bringing back another food truck rally, dubbed the Summer Sampler and set for August 9.

Lubbock, TX: Tech Unveils New Food Truck called StrEat

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A new food truck is rolling out on the Texas Tech campus. After a year of research and planning, the food truck called “StrEat” was unveiled at a ribbon cutting Monday.

Omaha, NE: Coming in August – A Piccolo Pete’s Food Truck

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One of Omaha’s oldest old-school steakhouses is taking a turn for the decidedly modern: Piccolo Pete’s is starting a food truck.

Sylva, NC: Food Trucks Suddenly the Rage in Jackson County

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Cosmic Carry-out owners Jennifer FitzSimons, left, and Gadson Griffis, right, set up shop outside Innovation Brewing. The food truck carries a 99-percent sanitation grade and grills average American fare, such as burgers, fries and hot dogs. Area interest in food trucks is growing.

Food trucks these days are not your daddy’s “roach coaches” peddling sandwiches, chips and cold drinks to hard-hat-wearing construction workers.