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Food transport in Japan

In November 2009 Japan's Ministry of the Environment released an Annual Report on the Environment, the Sound Material-Cycle Society and the Biodiversity in Japan 2009, Abridged and Illustrated for Easy Understanding.

On page 50 there's an interesting section on food miles. Japan's self sufficiency in food (on a calorie basis) is 40%. Two tables compare Japan's food miles with those of other countries.

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