On 29. November 2018 share Facebook Twitter LinkedIn xing mail
Food Tracking and Blockchain: a relationship with a future. After the US retail giant Walmart uses technology already since September for the supply chain monitoring of the salad, draws competitors from Europe, slowly but surely. Customers of Europe's second-largest retail company, Carrefour can track, since the middle of the month of poultry products via a QR Code.
So something similar to the Swiss food importer Gustav Gerig AG has now. In cooperation with the Blockchain-service provider Atato and the tuna marketing company, Pacifica MSC-certified tuna to come to the Blockchain. This is a press release from the Gustav Gerig AG of 28. Please refer to November. Specifically, it deals with products of the brand "Raimond Freres", which should be able to reveal in the future by simply Scanning a QR Code to the consumer their origin.
unlike Walmart and Carrefour, which focused on the Hyper Ledger Fabric of IBM, de Gustav Gerig AG Ethereum. For the technical implementation of the Thai Blockchain-service provider Atato.
All in the spirit of sustainability...
It was the for the Gustav Gerig AG", especially the setting, sustainable goods," the Background for the decision. It is assumed that the decision is not a starry-eyed idealism, but economic interests. So the explanation of the chains, the causes of food scandals by means of a block chain-based Monitoring of the supply is much more efficient and cost-effective process. At Walmart, an E. Coli scandal forced the move of the company to Blockain technology.
At Gustav Gerig AG, there was in August a Problem in terms of food safety. So the company had to start together with Nissin Foods, Migros and Migrolino, a recall action. The Instant noodles company Nissin, in which small pieces of Glass were found. Cases such as these may also, in the future, not prevent it. But the Blockchain technology will accelerate your enlightenment. That might save a life.
Exclusive information on the Status quo of the Blockchain Ecosystem in this country, one finds, by the way, in a new BTC-ECHO and block state-authored the study.