Agribusiness trade modernization initiative advances with new project name, Covantis

USA – The founding members of the industry-wide initiative to modernize global trade operations; ADM, Bunge, Cargill, COFCO International, Louis Dreyfus Company and Glencore Agriculture have announced its new project name, Covantis. The initiative has […]

Walmart pilots blockchain technology to strengthen seafood supply chain in India

INDIA – American eCommerce and retail firm, Walmart is piloting block chain technology for end-to-end traceability of shrimp sourced in Andhra Pradesh, south-eastern India. Walmart says that the pilot project will help to track seafood […]

OpenSC raises US$4m to advance traceability technology in the food industry

AUSTRALIA – Impact investor, OpenSC has raised US$4 million in seed funding to further the development of its digital platform, which leverages blockchain and other technologies for tracking food and food products. Following a successful […]

AB InBev rolls out blockchain technology to empower farmers across Africa

AFRICA – The world’s largest brewer, AB InBev, is rolling out block chain solution that seeks to empower smallholder African farmers in its supply chain. AB InBev Africa is partnering with US based fintech company […]

Ethiopia coffee farmers seek to adopt blockchain to boost sector

ETHIOPIA – As leading coffee producers in the continent, Ethiopian coffee farmers are set to adopt blockchain technology in a bid to boost the sector as they focus to increase their share at the global […]