Gateway Casinos’ MATCH Eatery launching food trucks

Gateway Casinos & Entertainment Limited is extending its food and beverage operations to include mobile restaurant service with the launch of two food trucks for its MATCH Eatery & Public House brand. The “Match of the Move” trucks will bring the company’s signature MATCH Eatery food brand to the streets. A media release states that one truck […]

Canadian food truck manufacturer tries its hand at ghost kitchens

By Richard Dal Monte A busy Canadian manufacturer of food trucks and mobile kitchens is partnering with an American company that has extensive urban land holdings for an innovative project aimed at supporting bricks-and-mortar restaurants and serving their customers. Apollo Custom Manufacturing Ltd. of Surrey, B.C. has signed a deal with Florida-based Reef Technology Inc. […]

Emerging distribution channels offering new opportunities for restaurants to expand

Press Release While usage of emerging channels is still low overall compared to traditional foodservice segments, strong appeal among younger consumers and continued nationwide expansion by these channels means increased competition for restaurants moving forward. Technomic’s 2019 Emerging Channels Consumer Trend Report explores primary and secondary emerging channels, and covers the unique challenges and opportunities that each […]

Competition Bureau encourages re-think of food truck regulations

Restricting the ability of food trucks to compete in the food service industry can reduce consumer choice and stifle innovation. Press release While an influx of tourists make Canada their number one destination this year as part of the country’s 150th birthday celebration, the Competition Bureau is calling on municipalities across the country to give both hungry travellers […]

Food trucks in Montreal face too many regulatory roadblocks: MEI

Press release The presence of food trucks in Montreal since 2013 is a positive step toward greater entrepreneurship at the municipal level, but the potential benefits to both consumers and workers are being undermined by heavy regulation, shows a Viewpoint published today by the MEI. These entrepreneurs must jump through numerous bureaucratic hoops in order […]