Blockchain technology in the agrifood supply chain
The project ‘Blockchain for Agrifood’ aims to contribute to a better understanding of the blockchain technology (BCT) and its implications for agrifood, especially how it can improve supply chains and what is needed to apply BCT in agrifood chains. A second aim is to develop a proof of concept based on a use case with table grapes from South Africa.
Blockchain technology provides a means to ensure permanence of records and potentially to facilitate the sharing of data between disparate actors in a food value chain. This potential may lead to an exciting paradigm shift facilitating transparency and trust in food chains that ensures food integrity (News Item WUR, 20 December 2017).
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