Definition of food mile noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


food mile

BrE BrE//ˈfuːd maɪl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfuːd maɪl//
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a measurement of the distance food has to be transported from the producer to the consumer and the fuel that this uses We keep food miles to a minimum by sourcing products locally. the campaign to reduce food miles
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: food mile