Benigno Diaz

Benny Diaz owns and operates the “Taco Trap” food truck. He started out making his unique tacos from his grandmother’s recipes at a local restaurant, where the patrons encouraged him to start his own business. With a little start-up capital, a lot of passion, and a great-tasting product, he started his food truck to meet the demand of local consumers. Benny and his fans would like nothing more than for him to offer his tacos inside Fort Pierce just like he does in other towns, but the 500-foot ban effectively prevents him from doing so.

  • December 6, 2018    |   Economic Liberty

    Fort Pierce Food Trucks

    Food Truck Owners Challenge One of the Most Anti-Competitive Vending Restrictions in the Country

    Fort Pierce’s business owners kept inviting food truck owners Benny Diaz and Brian Peffer to set up on their properties. But Benny and Brian couldn’t accept the invitations because Fort Pierce’s city commission made operating a food truck within 500 feet of any restaurant or any business that sells food a crime.  Of course, in Fort Pierce, an…

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