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‘100% traceable food is possible’: Blockchain-based platform developed

Blockchain-based platform developed

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[25 June, Flora Southey, Food Navigator]

The Dutch not-for-profit Fairfood have recently launched their new Trace platform which uses blockchain technology to map supply chains, increase the traceability of products and verify claims. The platform aims to increase consumer awareness. The company have recently partnered with Verstegen Spices and Sauces to use blockchain to trace 50,000 units of nutmeg from Indonesia right through the supply chain to the supermarket shelves. Fairfood Director Sander de Jong reports that the platform represents an important step in moving the food system towards transparency, traceability and sustainability. The company aims to improve the socio-economic conditions of those who are vulnerable within the supply chain such as small farmers. 

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