IBM’s system ensures companies can set rules about who can see the data they upload, for how long and that they maintain control of their data even after it has been uploaded to Food Trust.
June 14, 2019
The National Fisheries Institute (NFI), Washington, D.C., announced plans to work with IBM’s Food Trust, a blockchain-enabled system, to begin a comprehensive seafood supply chain traceability pilot program.
CHEP looks to expand the initiative to multi-company coalitions and open innovation events in which supply chain experts can discuss sustainability topics ranging from reverse logistics to shared transportation solutions to data-driven approaches.
June 14, 2019
CHEP, an Atlanta-based Brambles company, announced a new initiative called Zero Waste World, which brings together leading retailers and manufacturers to create smarter and more sustainable supply chains.
To tackle hunger, the collaborative uses state-of-the-art technology and optimizes supply chain logistics to offer growers, shippers and wholesalers an outlet to address large-scale quantities of surplus produce.
June 12, 2019
Feeding America, Chicago; Feeding Texas, Austin, Texas; and the Collaborative for Fresh Produce, Richardson, Texas, partnered to address hunger and food waste in the Southwest and develop a regional model that can be scaled nationally.
Exhibitors at this year’s show will showcase the latest solutions to ensure quality control throughout the cold chain from field to table, and innovations in fresh and better-for-you foods, produce and new technologies in harvesting, development and merchandising.
Silo’s AI and machine learning technology adapts to existing workflows, seamlessly automating the entire supply chain from harvest management and quality control to forecasting and negotiation through logistics and payment.
May 24, 2019
Silo, a San Francisco-based technology-driven marketplace that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to streamline supply chains for perishable agribusiness, announced a seed round of $3 million in capital.
The module provides a comprehensive estimate of a farm’s GHG emissions and energy use, which allows farmers to gauge their carbon footprint, identify areas for improvement, explore new practices, track performance and reduce costs.
May 17, 2019
General Mills, Minneapolis, and Foremost Farms USA, Baraboo, Wis., collaborated on a 3-year pilot program that produced a combined 11% reduction in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions for 16 dairy farmers in Michigan.
To keep current with operating in the U.S. organic market, which has doubled in size in the last decade, and the non-GMO food segment, which has witnessed remarkable growth as well, hundreds will gather at the Organic & Non-GMO Forum for discussions on the challenges and opportunities in the burgeoning sectors.