Food Trucks in Times of COVID-19: An Overview | Abstract
Journal of Tourism & Hospitality

Journal of Tourism & Hospitality
Open Access

ISSN: 2167-0269


Food Trucks in Times of COVID-19: An Overview

Lígia Isoni Auad, Verônica Cortez Ginani, António Raposo, Renata Puppin Zandonadi

Food trucks are one of the best performing segments in the foodservice industry. However, the exceptional circumstances of SARS-CoV-2 pandemic have induced disruption in the food truck system, creating ripple effects and impacting public health from socio-economic, nutritional, and socio-cultural perspectives. Food trucks need to advocate for strategies at the individual and community levels by adopting creative and multi-level approaches, aiming to minimize the negative impacts of the pandemic. Considering this scenario, we aimed to review the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic in the food truck sector and the potential approaches for its disruption management.

Published Date: 2021-04-12; Received Date: 2021-03-22