The IBM Food Trust

The process that brings food from farm to table includes cooperation between many entities along the way.

The IBM Food Trust represents a collaborative network of growers, processors, wholesalers, distributors, manufacturers, retailers and others using blockchain to increase transparency and accountability in each step along the food supply path.

IBM describes this platform as “The only active network of its kind that directly connects participants through a permissioned, permanent and shared record of food origin details, processing data, shipping details and more.”

Ali Bouzari, cited as a Culinary Scientist and Educator, describes IBM’s Food Trust as a blockchain system that consists of digitizing information about the food supply chain in a way that’s indelible, in a way that is searchable, for instant access to records that we can have faith in.