History of Pasar Malam

Pasar Malam, Commercial Vehicle Truck Van Lorry

In recent years, particularly for the food and beverage (F&B) industries, the mobile business idea or companies on wheel is becoming popular. Instead of doing retail sales by base in premise waiting for walk in client, more F & B business have expanded into mobile business model.

Mobile catering company means that the company operates by selling and preparing meals on the street to the passer-by from a mobile cart, bicycle, motorcycle, vehicle, and hawker van or food truck. For the Mobile Food catering company, Hawker Van (Lori Pasar Malam) is the main options.

Hawker Van is recognized among Malaysians as Lori Pasar Malam or Pasar Malam Van. Lori Pasar Malam requires the owner to stay next to the truck, while the truck area is used for cooking equipment position, food preparation and raw material storage.

In the early twentieth century hawkers connected rural Australian towns with cities by carrying and selling goods such as clothing, kitchen utensils and lollies. The first hawkers went by foot, horse or camel. After the introduction of motor vehicles, the hawkers were able to support greater distances and bear heavier loads. With the invention of the automobile, vendors gradually began to use van as a tool for their business. This can help them to go farther to do business and carry more goods