Managing supply chains is complicated, and without proper tracking and tracing, managing them becomes even more overwhelming. A single mistake in food supply chain tracking might cost you billions of dollars. Tracking the food supply chain is crucial, and if you do not check the right item or choose a raw food ingredient with a presence of Salmonella (a bacteria), the food supply chain will be affected.
An inefficiently handled supply chain might affect the entire industry. There are several cases where millions of people suffer due to a single mistake in the food supply chain. In May 2011, the German officials identified a gastroenteritis outbreak, and they suspected the source was
cucumbers imported from Spain. It was advised to destroy all tomatoes, cucumbers, and lettuces that were part of the food supply chain. It was a massive loss for the salad produce industry. However, In the end, the main reason for the outbreak was found to be the fenugreek sprouts.
With the introduction of blockchain software, it has now been quite easy to manage and track the food supply chain. Food Ecosystems has been serving the food industry with a blockchain and Smart Contract-enabled food supply solution to ensure the food supply chain is secure, trackable and traceable. It makes the food supply chain transparent and shows who is liable for every product in the food supply chain.