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Though they were coy about the exact figures, they said that there was no evidence yet to suggest consumers were abandoning airfreighted produce on the grounds of its higher carbon footprint.
The revelation, which came to light during the Soil Association consultation on whether to ban the use of the organic label on airfreighted produce, throws into question the label's value to consumers.
The Soil Association looks to be moving away from an outright ban on accrediting organic fruit and veg that has been airfreighted in.
Kicking off a debate on whether food miles are fair miles, the Kenyan High Commission said it feared a consumer backlash against Kenyan flowers and vegetables in the wake of moves by Tesco and M&S to label airfreighted food with a special sticker.
Most products airfreighted from Kenya were in the holds of passenger aircraft that would otherwise have flown with empty space, he claimed.