Alibaba (Australia) and a group of founding partners have launched pilot orders through its new Food Trust Framework, a Tmall Global initiative that uses blockchain technology to improve supply chain traceability.
The 11-member version of the Trans-Pacific Partnership looks set to result in gains for beef-exporting countries Australia, New Zealand, Mexico, and Canada.
Environmental organisation WWF and its partners have introduced blockchain technology to the Pacific Islands’ tuna industry, the first of its kind for this region, to help stamp out illegal fishing and human rights abuses.
Though food supply chains are sometimes complex, if we are to keep on top of issues like fraud and food safety, it is important that we know where our food comes from. Blockchain technology can help us do this.