Jun 17, 2016 - Food and Drink

What is a Tuk-tuk and why is Viva Raw selling juice Uptown out of one?

What in the world is a Tuk-tuk?

It’s an energy-efficient electric cart out of which Viva Raw is now selling their organic and vegan juices, smoothies, granola and vegan cheeses. Owner Scott Harris decided against opening a new storefront location and opted instead for this mobile cart.

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Imported from Thailand, this Tuk-tuk cost Harris half of what it would’ve cost to open up a second store.

It takes about 5 hours to charge up while it sleeps in the 7th Street Station parking deck and while in transport from location to location, it maxes out at about 25mph.

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While the tuk-tuk can’t hold quite as many options as the Viva Raw store, it’s stocked to the brim with its most popular products, most notably the Green Harvest juice.

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The Tuk-tuk can be found at different locations at various times throughout the week. You can find its full schedule here.

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