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Highly Profitable Festival Catering Business For Sale

Medway Town, Kent, UK
Asking Price:
£129,999 Furniture / Fixtures and Inventory / Stock included
£100K - £200K
Net Profit:
£50K - £100K

Ever fancied being part of the UK's festival scene? Feeding the thousands?

2022 is all set to be a hugely profitable festival season - the pent up demand for festival attendance because of the Pandemic is going to be massive!

The Fryer Engine is a highly professional and unique festival catering rig that is hugely popular with festival goers and organizers alike and she gets into the shows. Our 1975 Mercedes-Benz Kurzhauber Fire Engine is the only one in the world operating as a food truck and we have a completely unique street food type on the festival circuit that people just love. "Battered Chips" topped with pulled meats, cheese, crispy onion bits, jalapenos, gherkins and sauces. Our customers absolutely love us. Check our reviews on Facebook.

Here are a list of the festivals we have attended:

Glastonbury 2019 (2020 and 2021 cancelled due to Covid)
Electric Picnic (Ireland's version of Glasto)
Underneath The Stars
Harlequin Fayre
Bespoke VDubs
Teddy Rocks
Irlam Live
Acoustic Festival
The Long Road
A New Day
Sausage and Cider

So as you can see The Fryer Engine has already demonstrated to be hugely popular with further opportunities going forward.

'Bella' is very low mileage and tows the kitchen trailer beautifully. We even run her on the waste rapeseed oil from our fryers and never have to fill her up with dirty diesel, which literally saves thousands of pounds a year. In 2019 she was fitted with a custom made inter cooler which makes her more powerful, and a custom made tubular manifold and stainless steel exhaust.

We have a fabulous website and popular Facebook page which will be transferred to the successful buyer.

The sale includes:

1975 Vintage Mercedes-Benz Kurzhauber Fire Engine Food Truck (25k miles from new!). Inside Bella's kitchen there are 4x 22.5kw fryers, large extraction canopy with fan, gas interlock system, chip scuttle, Zebrano worktops, 4 pot Bain Marie, stainless steel handwash basin with low ampage electric water heater, a custom built fridge 3m long fridge, Sales till with battery backup, counter cache note safe, stainless steel soap and hand towel dispensers, 3kw inverter and a total of 900 amp hours of battery storage to power fridges and freezers when no power is available, 120amp 24v battery charger, spare alternator and starter motor.

5m 3.5 ton Kitchen Preparation Trailer (2019) which includes: Bold 56Kg Potato Rumbler, Bold Chipper, LPG Burco water boiler and washing up station, stainless steel 3 door fridge with stainless steel worktop, Blue Seal oven with 4x 8kw burners on hob, a 6 pot LPG Ban Marie and Bold batter mixer.

Because of the pandemic we are currently trading from a fixed site in Medway, Kent. You are welcome to come and view our rig and will have the opportunity to taste our food and see if this opportunity is for you. Please don't waste our time if you just want to go on a 'jolly'.......we're open to sensible offers from serious buyers.

For more information, please contact us by using the form below.

Property Information


Currently located in Medway, Kent.

Business Operation

Expansion Potential:

There are certainly opportunities for expansion with additional units, although we recommend that you complete a year of trading before expanding.

Competition / Market:

The festival catering industry is hugely competitive, which is why our business is so compelling - we get on to the shows!

Reasons for selling:

We have had a fabulous time and have lived the dream. The reasons for sale are personal and can be explained to anyone showing a real interest.

Trading hours:

A busy summer season would be around 22-24 festivals. There are between 2-4 days trade at each event.

Years established:

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