Distance matters – The environmental impact of regional and national supply chains of canned tomatoes
|Title||Distance matters – The environmental impact of regional and national supply chains of canned tomatoes|
|Publication Type||Working Paper|
|Year of Publication||2010|
|Authors||G. Marletto, C. Silling|
|Keywords||canned tomatoes, environmental impact, food miles, italy, logistics, transportation|
The environmental impact of food transportation depends on the trade-off between (increased) distances and the efficiency of modern logistics procedures. The relevant literature points out that such a trade-off is place and product specific, thus supporting the broadening of “food miles” research to new territories and product categories.