In the well-heeled Chinese city of Shenzhen, shoppers are painfully aware of the food safety scandals that have emerged in recent years. Gangs have been caught red-handed selling tons of frozen meat that was more than 40 years old, and hundreds of people have previously been sickened after eating pork laced with steroids to help pigs grow faster.
Mexico’s Restaurant Toks tracking coffee on blockchain
Simba Chain’s smart-contract-as-a-service platform is helping the casual dining chain track the source and sustainability of the coffee it serves
Restaurant Toks, a casual dining chain with 208 locations across Mexico, has teamed up with blockchain provider Simba Chain and the University of Notre Dame to create a distributed application to register and track every coffee bean it has "purchased, processed, packaged, and sold."
Dole promises farm-to-shelf blockchain tracking of all foods by 2025
Food giant will be use tracking technologies in every supply chain, increasing food safety while reducing food waste
Dole gave blockchain a core role in its 2020 Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Report, promising to expand its use of the technology from leafy greens and fresh vegetables to make sure all products are fully traceable by 2025.
Blockachaino: Nestlé brews consumer coffee blockchain
The food giant has expanded its use of IBM Food Trust blockchain technology to deliver full transparency on the provenance of a steaming cup of joe
Swedish coffee aficionados can trace their arabica beans back to their place of origin after Nestlé expanded its use of blockchain technology to its Rainforest Alliance Certified Zoégas brand