Distance matters – The environmental impact of regional and national supply chains of canned tomatoes
|Distance matters – The environmental impact of regional and national supply chains of canned tomatoes
|Year of Publication
|Marletto, G, Silling, C
|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.