Food Cart Essay

721 Words Sep 9th, 2012 3 Pages
CHAPTER 2
Review of Related Literature and Studies

This chapter consists of brief summary of articles, findings of the study that are related to the present study. It contains foreign and local literature, foreign and local studies.

Local Literature

According to Mishell M. Malabaguio of entrepreneur magazine Philippines, Small capital, easy set-up and a good chance of success are just some of the reason why Food Cart Business is thriving in the Philippines. If you will look at the market trend today, Food cart business is the choice of most aspiring entrepreneurs.
A mobile food cart is a business where you can start on low capital ranging from P30,000 to a maximum of P300,000. But it could be a little lower though, depending
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Be creative and update your products every two months so that your customers will not get tired of what you sell. Always think that there are a lot of competitions in the market.
Foreign Literature According to JOHN COLEBOURN of THE PROVINCE.com, At the unveiling of a dozen new food carts to be spread out around Vancouver on Monday, Coughlin’s parking brake was on and her mobile kitchen in full gear as she talked about her second year of operation.
She has been allowed to move her meals on wheels this spring from a Granville and 11th Avenue spot to a new and busier location at Hastings and Thurlow in Vancouver’s busy downtown area.“I’m hoping this is not just a trend,” Coughlin said of the sudden willingness of Vancouver in the last few years to allow mobile kitchens to operate at specific locations around the city. “I think this is a fantastic way for young entrepreneurs to operate,” she said of the food cart concept.
A mobile kitchen can cost anywhere from $50,000 to $150,000 or more depending on the setup, and Coughlin points out it is much cheaper for a young person to finance a food cart than start up a traditional restaurant.
The new carts will hit all sorts of taste buds. Carts this spring have food from Ukraine, El Salvador, Thailand, India and other far-off countries in the culinary melting pot. Despite some growing pains, Robertson said the food-cart program has been a

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