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Nowadays, a food truck is one of the rapidly growing businesses in India. Today, most people prefer food trucks to eat food instead of individual restaurants because they are attractive and inexpensive. Along with this, small entrepreneurs are looking to invest in food trucks as the food truck format provides owners access to different locations at an initial capital that is less than that needed in opening a restaurant of any other form. The food truck business is an easy money-maker, and the initial cost of this business is relatively less than other businesses. 

This blog will provide you with every step of beginning your own food truck business in India. Let's start! 

Checklist of Starting A Food Truck Business 

In the below section, we will tell you some important steps to start a food truck business with initial capital cost. Let's check them out! 

  1. Make A Plan Or Strategies 

Before starting any business, the foremost step is to make a plan. Similarly, for starting a food truck business, you have to make a good plan Or Stregties which helps you as a roadmap for the future of your business. In this plan, you have to mention all the things which an essential for setting food truck business. From the initial cost to the earning, you have to mention everything in the plan. The plan includes everything from buying trucks to selling food. Also, remember that you will have to upgrade your strategies over time and as per business growth. Before making a plan or strategy, you have to do some searches. For example, you have to search about the food truck market, demand food, and many more. After that, you have to make a full-fledged proven plan. 

  1. Choose Truck Or Commercial Vehicle

After making a plan, it's time to execute it. For setting a food truck, you need an efficient mini truck model which is effective in operation and has a large space. You need a powerful truck model with comfortable operating systems, the best brakes, good tyres, large space and many more. Many trucks are available in the automobile market, like the Mahindra Supro truck and many more. It is totally up to you which is good for your business and your budget. Buy a truck carefully after checking all the systems of a mini truck. With this, if you don't want to purchase a new truck, you will go with a second-hand truck. Many dealers are accessible in the market who sell old trucks at a reasonable price. Besides, you can check online websites for second truck information.

  1. Choose Location

After choosing an efficient mini truck, it's time to pick a good location. As we know, a food truck is transported from one place to another. But it is also a one-stop restaurant. So if you also want to keep your food truck in one place, you need to choose the right location. You have to choose the area according to the customers. Set up your business where there is a large crowd of people. For example, marketers are the most crowded place, so you choose a location in the market to set up their food truck. You have to select such streets or areas where there are not many food vendors of the same type. The regular flow of traffic invites a large number of people.

  1. Kitchen Materials & Raw Materials 

After choosing the truck and location, it's time to set food truck. For this, You will require to buy the essential kitchen ingredients, materials and equipment. Of course, it depends on your food truck business, i.e. what kind of food truck you will open. Like, you will open a burger truck, choose materials and ingredients according to it. The same thing does with the coffee truck, smoothie truck, ice cream truck and more. Additionally, you will require to buy good quality raw materials and kitchen instruments.

  1. Get Licence & Permits 

After kitchen material, it is now time to get a license and permit. It is a very important step as it protects you from legality in the future. Since there are no specific laws related to India's food truck business, a specific set of documents required does not exist anywhere. However, it is necessary to obtain the following licenses for your food truck in India, which will allow you to legally run your restaurant business in the region:-

  • Fire safety certificate
  • NOC from Municipal Corporation
  • NOC from RTO 
  • kitchen insurance
  • Location permission

Instead of them, there are many more steps that will help you in the journey of the food truck business

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