After 18 months of testing, the IBM Corporation presented on a platform created Hyperledger Fabric blockchain IBM Food Trust, which will allow you to track the supply chain of products for a monthly fee ranging from $100 to $10 thousand. It is expected that the platform will actively use retail and wholesale merchants, and product suppliers.
The first major party-the founder of the project was the French chain Carrefour stores, operating in 33 countries in Europe and considering innovation as a basis for its CSR program Act for Good. Until 2022 the company intends to transfer on the blockchain all of their units. With her platform began to develop the company Topco Associates and Wakefern, BeefChain, Smithfield and Dennick Fruit Source. In addition, the initiative was joined by multinational company Unilever, Walmart, Nestle, etc.
According to IBM, by increasing transparency in the supply of food platform will benefit its participants and more high-quality and safe products to consumers. In IBM’s Food Trust introduced three modules: the tracking of supplies, certification, charting, and access to them. The latter module is free.
Napomnim that in September, Walmart gave its suppliers the green year introduction tracking of their products on the blockchain.