What do you understand the term “Food Miles” to mean?
Understanding of the term 'food miles' among adults in Great Britain 2017
This statistic shows how the term 'food miles' is understand by adults in Great Britain, according to a survey conducted in 2017 for Bord Bia Irish Food Board. The majority of respondents, 86 percent, believed food miles to mean the distance that food has to travel from producer to shop.
What do you understand the term “Food Miles” to mean?
Share of respondents
The distance that food has to travel from producer to shop86%
An indication of environmental impact7%
Other 1%
Don’t know6%
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Source

Release date

July 2017

Region

United Kingdom (Great Britain)

Survey time period

2017

Age group

16 years and older

Special properties

all who are aware of food miles

Method of interview

Face-to-face interview

Understanding of the term 'food miles' among adults in Great Britain 2017
This statistic shows how the term 'food miles' is understand by adults in Great Britain, according to a survey conducted in 2017 for Bord Bia Irish Food Board. The majority of respondents, 86 percent, believed food miles to mean the distance that food has to travel from producer to shop.
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