Blockchain for Food Safety – Addressing the Challenges

Blockchain for Food Safety – Addressing the Challenges

The adoption of blockchain for food safety among growers and retailers is a positive development for all AgTech companies.  It provides an opportunity for growers to embrace technology that can help organize their data and provide new insights for addressing pre- and post-harvest challenges. However, for the adoption of any technology to be successful, there must be proven value to the customer. If growers and retailers don’t benefit from a technology, such as blockchain, it likely won’t be embraced. Blockchain, like most...Continue Reading...
Zest Labs CEO Peter Mehring on the Walmart Lawsuit

Zest Labs CEO Peter Mehring on the Walmart Lawsuit

One-third, or over $85 Billion, of fresh food is wasted each year in the US. Zest Labs is dedicated to helping reduce the massive post-harvest fresh food waste through prevention by proactively managing the fresh food supply chain. Retailers experience roughly 15 percent shrink in produce, primarily due to premature spoilage. Aside from the profound impact on the environment and sustainability, this is a huge hit to retail grocers’ product margins. In 2011 we started developing Zest Fresh, the industry’s first proactive solution for...Continue Reading...