How to Provide Healthy Food to Truckers
(Chicago, IL, USA)
First, I would like to say that I truly respect and admire all you men and women truckers for doing a very hard job and providing every citizen and business with the products we need and enjoy every day. Thank you.
Secondly, I am not a trucker at all, though I know what it's like to perform jobs that take a toll on your body and mind.
I've dealt with herniated discs in my cervical spine for 20 years due to construction work when I was in my 20s, but I manage it as best I can and still enjoy most activities.
I also know that trucking and bus driving is statistically one of the most detrimental and dangerous jobs to one's health.
With this in mind, I would love to create a business wherein I could provide 100% healthy, clean (not processed) and delicious meals to truckers at affordable prices within a trucker's meal budget.
I am an accomplished, knowledgeable cook who knows how to create very healthy and tasty meals and I'm versed in making foods from a variety of cuisines and cultures.
I personally believe a Mediterranean diet is healthiest. I suppose I'm a testament to this; I'm 45 years old, 5' 9" and weight 148 lbs. What I don't know is how to get this food efficiently to truckers.
I've wracked my brain in an attempt to come up with a solution, but I can't come up with any idea that isn't flawed.
How do I compete with truck stops and fast food places on well-traveled trucking routes? I thought about a food truck but where and how would I find a legal place to locate it that is easily accessible to truckers?
That said, I am asking you, the truckers, for any and all suggestions. I welcome all feedback and suggestions. No idea is stupid, no matter how simple it may be. In fact, is is the simple ideas that are often the best.
Thanks in advance.