Definition of food mile in English:

food mile

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noun

British
  • A mile over which a food item is transported during the journey from producer to consumer, as a unit of measurement of the fuel used to transport it.
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    • I know we are told that 50 per cent of the road haulage miles are food miles.
    • Whatever the argument about food miles, Ruth's products do come direct from the farm it just so happens that the farm is in Greece.
    • Approximately half of the road miles which they accumulate are food miles.

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