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Food Movement Glossary

Distribution

Definition:

Distribution is the act or way that farmers transport their products or livestock to customers, businesses, or other farms.

Example of Distribution :

During the spring harvesting season, tons of peaches and nectarines are being sent to distribution centers from the local farms. The distribution process allows the fruit to be sold in grocery stores around the nation.
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