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Could Blockchain Revolutionise the Grain Industry?

Feb 01, 2019 at 10:36 AM CST
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This is a contributed article from Primetics, an agribusiness software company that develops and provides solutions for the grain, seed, feed, milling and malting sectors. There has been a growing buzz around blockchain in the food industry, especially when it comes to the traceability of food products. Most notably, last year Walmart decided in was going to use blockchain technology to track its vegetables, following a contaminated lettuce scare. Working with IBM and 11 other food companies, they aimed to ensure that it was easy to accurately pinpoint the farm of origin of any vegetable found in any of their stores.