Nestle, Unilever, Tyson and others team with IBM on blockchain

Signal of change / Nestle, Unilever, Tyson and others team with IBM on blockchain

By Gwyneth Marcelo / 28 Aug 2017

IBM started moving with the blockchain platform for pork traceability in China a while back. Their platform has been adopted by a wide group of food industry businesses, all concerned about falling behind but weary of cross-sector collaboration. 

 

Nestle, Unilever, Tyson and others team with IBM on blockchain

Nestle SA (NESN.S), Unilever Plc (ULVR.L), Tyson Foods Inc (TSN.N) and other large food and retail companies have joined IBM's (IBM.N) project to explore how blockchain technology can help track food supply chains and improve safety, the companies said in a joint statement on Tuesday.



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