In the Know: This Week’s Blockchain Round-Up (September 1, 2017)

The world of blockchain is changing every day. Check out our weekly round-up to stay in-the-know on this evolving technology.

How Blockchain is Redefining the Future of Commerce

Blockchain is the first native digital medium for peer-to-peer exchange, similar in a sense to how the internet was the first digital medium for peer-to-peer value exchange. Blockchain is cheaper and faster than the current commerce system, and has already progressed the economy by making commerce and finances more transparent.

Read more here, via Huffington Post.

3 Benefits of a Blockchain-Based Food Ecosystem

FoodCoin is an ecosystem based on Blockchain technology, that focuses on creating a global marketplace specifically for food and agricultural products. Because of this system, farmers are reconnected to consumers, stimulating local economies in the process.

Read more here, via The CoinTelegraph.

Unilever, Nestle and Other Food Giants Team on Blockchain

Nestlé, Unilever and Tyson Foods are exploring how blockchain technology can strengthen the global food supply chain, by working alongside an IBM-led collaboration. The project will be used to research new areas that could benefit the food supply chain.

Read more here, via GreenBiz.


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