Meaning of “food miles” in the English Dictionary

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"food miles" in British English

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food milesnoun [ plural ]

uk /ˈfuːd ˌmaɪlz/ us /ˈfuːd ˌmaɪlz/

the distance between the place where food is grown or made and the place where it is eaten

(Definition of “food miles” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)