In our quest to keep our readers up to date with the latest stories relating to the food truck industry we have compiled a list of the stories that hit the wire this past weekend from Nashville, Wilmington, Spotsylvania and Fresno.

April 11

Nashville food trucks will compete at Farmers Market – NASHVILLE, TN – Nashville food truck chefs will test their culinary — and social media — skills in the Nashville Farmers Market Takeover.

On April 26, 15 trucks will rush to create a special dish using an ingredient unveiled by the Grow Local Kitchen’s Laura Wilson. The chefs must post photos and videos documenting their use of the ingredient via social media, and a panel of judges will decide the winning dish.

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First State food trucks finding ways to fill up hungry customers – WILMINGTON, DE – Matt Walton waited patiently at the window of the orange, white and black truck outside his office building. The steady hum of its generator was barely audible over the upbeat music that spilled from the truck’s speakers.

The food truck’s name, I Don’t Give A Fork, hinted at its concept. The menu features items diners can eat with their fingers. Consider the “Mac & Cheesteak” – a Philly-style cheesesteak with onions and mac ‘n cheese – and the “Vermonter,” a sandwich with ham, honey mustard, apple coleslaw and sharp white cheddar.

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April 12

Food-truck trend sparks Spotsylvania business – SPOTSYLVANIA, VA- A new Spotsylvania County manufacturing company is capitalizing on the growing popularity of food trucks.

For the past nine months, Rolling Restaurants LLC has been helping customers turn their visions for food trucks into custom-designed realities. The business has a 4,000-square-foot indoor shop and outdoor storage yard at 218 Industrial Drive in the Four-Mile Fork area.

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April 13

Clovis man debuts mobile frozen yogurt shop – FRESNO, CA – Add frozen yogurt to the list of foods you can now get from a truck. Clovis resident Dennis Cantrell debuted his Gorilla Gurt mobile frozen yogurt shop at Big Hat Days this month.

The pink and white truck is just like a frozen yogurt shop — it can serve eight flavors from four self-serve dispensers and has a toppings bar — except that it’s on the side of a truck. Customers serve themselves and pay by the ounce.

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