Tracking Perishable Goods with Blockchain Technology

Executive Summary: Berries and Blockchain Growing concerns with food safety in recent years have created a demand in both private and public sectors for greater food supply chain traceability and improved quality controls. Consumers and distributors alike have begun to demand products that have proven quality, safety, and provenance (such as organics certifications) for perishable goods. In July 2018, Intel teamed up with Curry & Company, a large independent fruit distributor in Oregon, to assess how an innovative supply-chain solution could help to address one of Curry’s most pressing business challenges: Harvesting and transporting freshly picked blueberries while maintaining optimal environmental conditions and providing top-notch quality assurance to their customers.