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Belgian supermarket reduces food mile for fresh produce

One way to reduce the environmental impact of farming is to reduce food miles. This is the distance that food has to travel as it moves from farm to table. Transportation as a whole represents 11 percent of life-cycle greenhouse gas emissions. However, delivery from producer to retail contributes to 4 percent of the total transportation emissions.
Issue: Food Sustainability Typology: Arenas
supermarket
02/08/18