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Ghetto Tacos

Offers a wide variety of tacos and Mexican Street Corn. Their tacos come on a 4" corn tortilla with your choice of meat. You can mix and match any combo. You can follow their social media to find out where their Food Truck will be next, or you can dine in at their restaurant.

(417) 438-4592

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Haile Yeah BBQ

Offers a variety of BBQ. Best sellers include pulled pork nachos, pulled pork baked potato, smoked chicken bombs, pig shots, smoked mac and cheese bowl, smoke hashbrown casserole bowl.

Additional items include: BBQ beef, brisket, burgers, hot dogs, Frito pies, potato salad, coleslaw, baked beans and sometimes have some specialty items like burnt ends, kabobs and cowboy caviar.

(417) 499-5347

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Lae's Authentic Egg Rolls

Lae's Authentic Egg Rolls loves to share their culture and history by sharing some of their family's favorite dishes. They offer authentic Asian cuisine. Every item on their menu is made from scratch using fresh ingredients.

(417) 733-0191

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Tin Lizzie's Tonic Truck

Offers handcrafted old fashioned soda and ice cream floats. Their menu includes Root Beer, Sarsaparilla,Black Cherry, Huckleberry, Cream Soda, Blueberry, Orange Soda, iced tea and Coffee Floats. Their soda is sold from a very unique 1929 Ford delivery truck, that is enjoyed by everyone.

(417) 718-1412

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Mylene's
Kitchenette

Offerspure authentic Filipino foods. They have the Pancit Bihon, Pancit Canton combo meals. These foods are all made from scratch. They grind their own meat, season it up and roll it into our Pork Lumpia, which is their crowd favorite.

They also have their fried Pork Siomai which has a distinctive flavor because of added shrimp. They come with a homemade special sauce that makes it more flavorful! Everything is authentic Filipino.

(417) 310-6601

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Hersey's Mobile Ice Cream Parlor

Hershey's Ice Cream has been around for over 129 years serving up premium ice cream and creating family memories. The Hershey's Mobile Ice Cream Parlor carries 16 flavors with 20 more in rotation. They create amazing sundaes, banana splits, root beer floats and freshly baked waffle cones , bowls and chips. They love putting smiles on faces whether they are at a public or private event, church function or music concert, because smiles are what they do.

(417) 825-7726

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Loaded AF Burgers & More

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Twisted Kitchen

Offers a twist on any item into a truck made pasta with flat bread, nacho, or a wrap!

Cheesy chicken and bacon, crispy alfredo, smackin' mac, ghost pepper.

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The Vintage Scoop

Offers hand-dipped ice cream, sweet treats, old fashioned bottle soda and lemonade shakers.

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Fried Fancies

Fried Fancies is a local, family owned food truck. With a menu full of savory ribbon fries, old fashioned funnel cakes and deep-fried sweet treats. Our ribbon fries are fresh cut potatoes, fried, topped with your choice of chili & cheese, BBQ pork, carnitas & fresh pico, or a fan favorite parmesan garlic.

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Precious Moments
Chapel & Gardens
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Crazy Dave's Balloons
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CWEP
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Iglesia Cristiana Casa de Oracion

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Refresco
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Charlie 22 Outdoor Ministries
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Faith Lutheran Church
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Carthage Nazarene
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Jehovah's Witnesses

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Scotland Church of God

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FAQs

What is the best seller on a food truck? ›

Barbecue is consistently rated as North America's most popular – and most profitable – food truck item. Find out what kind of BBQ your customers want, and you'll be the hottest eatery on the block. With some simple spices, sauces, and seasonings, you can make any kind of BBQ food truck your own.

Where do most food trucks get their food? ›

Here are six sources to consider:
  1. Wholesale food distributors. ...
  2. Manufacturers. ...
  3. Local and regional suppliers. ...
  4. Greenmarkets and farmers markets. ...
  5. Food cooperative. ...
  6. Shopping clubs.

What location are food trucks most successful? ›

Festivals, Events or Sports Venues

Mobile vendors have a history of success when selling food at festivals, state fairs or large events. You'll find a ready-made audience with money to spend. This is an excellent time to introduce your truck and its menu to large crowds of people.

How much do most food trucks make a day? ›

Understanding Average Food Truck Income Per Day

Daily earnings can fluctuate widely, influenced by factors like event attendance, weather, and local competition. The average food truck income per day can range from $200 to $2,000, with a median around $1,000.

What percentage of food trucks fail? ›

There is no definitive answer to this question as it depends on a variety of factors, such as the type of food truck, the location, and the competition. However, it is estimated that around 50% of food trucks fail within the first year of operation, and around 80% of food trucks fail within the first three years.

What food has the highest profit margin? ›

Coffee and Specialty Beverages: Coffee has one of the highest markups in the food and beverage industry. This includes specialty drinks like lattes, cappuccinos, and iced coffees. Baked Goods: Items like cakes, cookies, and pastries usually have high-profit margins.

What is the most profitable snack to sell? ›

10 Most Profitable Concession Stand Foods
  • Tacos. From standard Tex-Mex to traditional Mexican, tacos are a simple, handheld snack that are perfect for entertainment venues. ...
  • Hot Dogs. ...
  • Soft Pretzels. ...
  • Popcorn. ...
  • Cotton Candy. ...
  • Bottled Water.
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How big should a food truck menu be? ›

While it's tempting to flex your creativity with a lengthy menu, most food truck owners only serve 6 to 12 items.

Where is the best place to park a food truck? ›

Privately owned parking lots or a private driveway

Check on sites like Craigslist, NextDoor, or other neighborhood apps to ask if anyone would be willing to lend you their driveway or space on their property to park your truck.

What state is the best for food trucks? ›

Los Angeles, California

As the birthplace of the modern food truck craze, one would expect Los Angeles to top the list of the best cities for food trucks in America. If you're wondering where to get the best food truck food, Los Angeles may still be the answer.

Who eats at food trucks the most? ›

According to an article by Statista, the National Restaurant Association reported that consumers ages 18-34 were the most likely to purchase a meal from a food truck, followed by those ages 35-44.

What are the cons of owning a food truck? ›

Cons of a Food Truck Business

Food trucks are confined compared to restaurant cooking. You may be in a space as small as 10×12 feet, and share that room with your storage and cooking surfaces. If you get claustrophobic, starting a food truck business may not be the best choice for you.

What is the most profitable food item to sell? ›

7 most profitable restaurant foods
  1. Burgers. Burgers are not only an American favorite but also a profitable choice for restaurant operators. ...
  2. Pizzas. Pizza is versatile and can offer substantial profits. ...
  3. Pasta dishes. ...
  4. Sandwiches. ...
  5. Vegetables and vegetarian dishes. ...
  6. Soups and stews. ...
  7. Fried foods.

How many items should be on a food truck menu? ›

The number of items on a food truck menu can vary, but a general guideline is to offer a selection of 5 to 12 menu items. This range allows you to provide variety and cater to different tastes while maintaining efficiency and quality in food preparation.

What food companies make the most money? ›

Nestle – Nestle is a Swiss multinational food and drink processing conglomerate. It is the largest food company in the world, with revenues of over $92 billion in 2020. PepsiCo – PepsiCo is an American multinational food, snack, and beverage corporation. It had revenues of over $67 billion in 2020.

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