Welcome to our blog page dedicated to sustainability in food value chains. Here, we explore the latest trends, innovations and practices related to creating a more sustainable and equitable food system. We focus on topics of traceability, sustainability and carbon management which are critical components in ensuring that our food is produced, transported and consumed in an environmentally responsible way.
Say Hello to Millet, the wonder grain which is all set to make a comeback to our breadbasket. With 2023, being celebrated as the UN International Year of Millets and being referred to as ‘Shree Anna”, can we ask more? We need to tap into this nutrient packed and environmentally resilient grain for a sustainable future.
Wine drinkers are all over the world, the mass market has caught the attention of regulators and consumers in providing the best quality wine. While there are various origins that a wine can have, an organization needs to provide the provenance of its origin and the processes it went through. Let’s look at how grape turns into wine and how wine traceability provides safety and quality to the end product.
The increasing legalization across various regions has seen a spurt in the growth of this cannabis industry. Traceability in the cannabis supply chain will be different because of its mandated requirement of provenance and seed to sale transparency. Blockchain technology will be a gamechanger for the Cannabis Supply Chain.
In today’s world, Meat Traceability solutions are no more a choice but a necessity, proving their abilities in satisfying organizations, consumers and regulatory bodies. Traceability enabled meat is now the new market, customers are now demanding and accepting traceable meat, even though it’s for a premium price.
The volume of rice produced around the world has created a need for a robust system that can track paddy through its journey in the supply chain to ensure safety and security and promote sustainable and climate resilient food production through blockchain traceability solutions.
Farmers need to have access to high quality seeds to enhance crop production and parameters like seed purity, germination percentage and moisture content are critical. The inadequate information in seed production and processing, the malicious mixing of quality seeds with spurious ones and the manual-based record keeping has triggered the need for digital traceability solutions in the seed sector
Traceability and Transparency are very important in the cotton supply chain to achieve sustainability in the textile and fashion industry. To ensure a sustainable supply chain, the brands ought to know where their product came from, under what conditions they were manufactured, who created them, and the impact on the environment.
Nutraceuticals are products derived from food sources that provide both nutritional and medicinal benefits. They could be referred to as nutritional or herbal supplements. Ashwagandha and Curcumin are the leading contributors to the manufacture of nutraceuticals. Complete transparency in the nutraceutical supply chain as consumers have the right to know the farm-to-bottle story of the product so that they can make informed choices of buying the product.
Bananas are one of the most favorite, popular and cheapest fruits in the world. The banana supply chain is fragmented and needs to conform to quality standards for the export market. The demand for consumer food safety, provenance, validation of certifications and transparency in the supply chain has triggered the need for traceability solutions in the banana supply chain
The food safety challenges, hygienic practices and the aflatoxin and pesticide issues are impeding exporters to satisfy the requirements of destination markets for spices. Traceability in the spice value chain is the solution to boost consumer satisfaction and enhance the sustainable growth of the spice sector. Digital platforms capturing the barn to bottle story of these spices will bring visibility and transparency to these value chains.
There are some hot issues grappling the dairy industry. Setting up a safe, hygienic, transparent and economic dairy supply chain is a major challenge in the food and agriculture industry. Dairy traceability with blockchain technology should ensure transparency in the supply chain and assure a zero adulterated safe product.
Discover the importance of traceability in the fruit and vegetable supply chain. Explore how traceability solutions like TraceX ensure safety, quality, and sustainability. Gain insights into enhancing consumer trust and optimizing supply chain efficiency.
The challenges due to the perishable nature of products in livestock sector in terms of foodborne diseases and contagions and demand for stringent safety standards are leading to the advent of blockchain based traceability solutions to usher in a new era of
The COVID-19 pandemic has shed light on a number of fissures prevalent in our current food ecosystem. Digitizing the supply chains with blockchain traceability solutions will build resilience in the food and agriculture sector with adequate food safety.
Consumers are making dietary shifts towards sustainable and reliable products due to disease outbreaks and food contamination. Blockchain based traceability solutions deliver a digital footprint of the product and assure compliance to quality standards.
The increasing demand for consumer awareness on food safety, low environmental impact, and better animal welfare has spurned the advent of poultry traceability. Blockchain solutions drive supply chain transparency by tracing the journey of the entire product from the farm to the plate.
The problems faced by Seafood industry, one of the world’s first and largest commercial enterprises in the food industry are overfishing, illegal, unreported, unregulated (IUU) fishing, and bycatch. Emerging solutions in blockchain-based food traceability address these practices.
India’s extensive agricultural network makes it one of the largest seed markets in the world, with an estimated value of $ 3.6 billion in 2017 and a 17% annual growth rate during 2010-2017, according to Research and Markets. The main challenges in the Indian seed market are the unorganized seed supply chains that compromise the seed health during its transportation and the market for fake seeds. By leveraging blockchain for agriculture management, traceability solutions focus on reinforcing market confidence in seed quality.
Discover the importance of coffee traceability in ensuring transparency, sustainability, and quality throughout the supply chain. Explore how traceability systems empower coffee producers, exporters, and retailers to make a positive impact on the industry. Dive into the world of coffee traceability and join the movement towards a more ethical and sustainable coffee experience.