Published Feb 22, 2012

How far does your food travel?

By Ann Seuferer

According to a recent article by Derek Singleton, ERP Analyst, the typical food item travels roughly 5,000 miles before it reaches our plates. He looks at why an increased demand for locally-grown organic foods, a renewed interest in urban living and high gas prices may soon force U.S. food distributors to adopt a more local, regional approach. Ultimately, this would push the U.S. toward a new form of food distribution. Do you agree? Check out the article on his blog: