Food and Drink

VeChain to Supply Blockchain Tech for Chinese Food Safety Group That Includes McDonald’s

The VeChain Foundation has become the first blockchain-based entity to join the China Animal Health and Food Safety Alliance (CAFA) and will work with members to trace supply chains in the country.

Tech  ·  18 September 2020

Nestle, Carrefour Extend Blockchain Tracking Effort to Baby Milk

Nestle and Carrefour are using IBM's Food Trust blockchain platform to track organic baby milk products "from dairy to shelf."

Business  ·  15 November 2019
Supply Chain

Top US Food Co-Op to Track Seafood Using Mastercard’s Blockchain Tech

A food tracking platform utilizing Mastercard's blockchain technology is to be piloted by U.S. food co-operative giant Topco at its member grocers.

Business  ·  28 October 2019

Miller Lite Teams With Blockchain Firm for Customer Engagement Game

Miller Lite has partnered with a blockchain marketing company for a promotional game that utilizes blockchain and crypto collectibles.

Business  ·  22 August 2019
Supply Chain

Retail Giant Carrefour Saw Sales Boost From Blockchain Tracking

Supermarket chain Carrefour has reportedly attributed a recent increase in sales to its use of blockchain tracking for food products.

Business  ·  4 June 2019
Supply Chain

Nestle, Carrefour Team Up to Feed Consumers Data With IBM Blockchain

Swiss food giant Nestle and French retailer Carrefour are now letting consumers access product data via IBM's Food Trust platform.

Business  ·  16 April 2019
Supply Chain

Ant Financial Is Launching a Blockchain App to Tackle Food Fraud

Alibaba payments affiliate Ant Financial is poised to launch a blockchain platform next month, alongside an application that tracks rice shipments.

Business  ·  28 August 2018

This Crypto Vending Machine Can Tell If You’re 21 And Sell You Beer

Blockchain technology startup Civic will demo how its ID verification services can be used to purchase alcohol via vending machines at Consensus 2018.

Policy & regulation  ·  11 May 2018
Supply Chain

Turkeycoin? Food Giant Cargill Launches Blockchain Tracking Pilot

American agricultural conglomerate Cargill is testing a blockchain platform to track the provenance of turkey products.

Business  ·  26 October 2017
Supply Chain

Walmart, Kroger & Nestle Team with IBM Blockchain to Fight Food Poisoning

A new consortium being spearheaded by IBM is seeking to use blockchain to improve global food safety – and cut costs for suppliers.

Business  ·  22 August 2017

Counting Chickens: Can Blockchain Restore Trust in China’s Food Supply?

A new Chinese food-tracking initiative hints at the power of blockchain to improve society's deeper issues.

Business  ·  26 June 2017

Alibaba Turns to Blockchain in Fight Against Food Fraud

E-commerce giant Alibaba has teamed up with PwC to develop a system to fight food fraud using blockchain tech.

Markets  ·  24 March 2017
Blockchain Applications

How Bitcoin’s Technology Could Make Supply Chains More Transparent

Reid Williams and Joe Gerber examine how the technology behind bitcoin could make supply chains much more transparent.

Business  ·  31 May 2015

Arnhem Becomes Second Dutch City to Host a ‘Bitcoin Boulevard’

Dutch merchants are set to participate in Bitcoincity, a one-day event offering food and drink for bitcoin starting tomorrow.

Business  ·  27 May 2014

Online Beer Platform Honest Brew Will Mail Ale for Bitcoin

The online alcohol platform has become probably the first such company to accept bitcoin for its products.

Business  ·  28 April 2014