Incredible journeys that shape the present & future of food & beverage industry

Written by Hema Reddy / September 15th, 2016



Richard Willis and Bob Pierson saw the trend of food trucks before most. From their website:

“The Macclenny based company, M&R Specialty Trailers + Trucks is cooking up a thriving business of customizing food trucks and trailers. They have capitalized upon the public’s insatiable appetite for mobile food, the steady online buzz, and the testimonies of satisfied customers – nearly tripling their annual revenue to $1 million within the last year.

Fed by reality television shows, social media, and a demand for increasingly creative trucks and food, the nation’s street vendor market has grown into a $1 billion industry.”

They are awesome and when you listen to them speak, it is no surprise that their customers love working with them.

Tune in to learn:

  • What are the keys to Bob and Richard’s success?
  • How much does it cost to start a food truck or food trailer?
  • What traits to successful food truck owners share?
  • How has the industry changed over the years?

The M&R Recipe:
1 – Seasoned business owner with construction experience
1 – High-potential business partner proficient in computer-aided design and online marketing
1 – SBA-backed loan from community credit union
Cook in pre-heated food-truck industry. Serve to customers across the country.

Selected links from the episode:
M&R Specialty Trailers & Trucks
M&R Youtube Channel

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