Article: Blockchain Brings Efficient Packaging Traceability to Food Supply Chains

Blockchain, Innovation

Blockchain Brings Efficient Packaging Traceability to Food Supply Chains

Blockchains are digital ledger platforms that can be shared by participants such as all players in a supply chain. Secure, private industry ledgers establish a single immutable record, or single version of the digital truth, that once entered, cannot be modified. This includes data on products, shipments, deliveries, financial closings and more. In supply chain applications it can also be used to communicate electronic data interchange (EDI) codes and more, with EDI standards from barcode standards organization GS1 now supporting block chain.

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Article: Crop-Trading Blockchain Startup Pilots Token for Grain Deals

Blockchain

Crop-Trading Blockchain Startup Pilots Token for Grain DealsCrop-Trading Blockchain Startup Pilots Token for Grain Deals

Blockchain startups have mushroomed in agriculture markets as companies seek to cut costs and boost efficiency. The technology also offers greater transparency in supply chains as consumers become more interested in where their food comes from. Crop giants including Bunge Ltd., Cargill Inc. and Viterra have teamed up to start their own ledger system Covantis SA.

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