A mile over which a food item is transported from producer to consumer, as a unit of measurement of the fuel used to do this.
- 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.
For editors and proofreaders
Syllabification: food mile
Definition of food mile in:
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.