We have seen how complex a food chain is. Many actors are involved with high interdependence. We also observed that the food industry has many challenges in its chain, which causes risks for customers when an issue is found in any part of the food manufacturing process.
Moreover, we are moving past the time where workers need to be physically present to monitor every piece of equipment through which our food passes. By using internet-enabled devices, maintenance engineers are empowered to have better visibility of what is happening with equipment, inventories, and people.
Blockchain technology can offer a trusted connection with shared value for all ecosystem participants, including end customers. IoT use in the food industry, with technology such as sensors, barcode readers, and QR codes, is at the heart of this solution, and IoT integrated with blockchain can not only mitigate a lot of issues but can transform the industry.
Internet-enabled sensors fastened onto equipment provide...