• Tuna
    Asia & Australia,  Ethereum

    Starting next month, 8 countries will use the Ethereum blockchain to track tuna

    This will be the first large-scale blockchain initiative in the $42 billion tuna industry

    For those who think blockchain is fishy, they may be right after all. That’s because a huge chunk of the world’s tuna may be tracked by blockchain technology as soon as next month. Pacifical, the tuna marketing company created by eight Pacific island nations, announced this week at the SeaWeb Sustainable Seafood Summit in Barcelona “a blockchain initiative covering all its MSC certified sustainably caught tuna by the end of July 2018.” According to Pacifical, this will be the first large-scale blockchain initiative in the $42 billion tuna industry. “The system will cover the entire supply chain and chain of custody of about 35 million tuna fish caught annually in…