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ConsenSys to Build Global Trade Platform for Agribusiness Giants

News Covantis, a blockchain initiative backed by global agribusiness giants like Cargill, has selected major Ethereum-focused firm ConsenSys as a technology partner. Within the partnership, ConsenSys will build an Ethereum-based blockchain platform to digitize the post-trade finance industry and b..

KPMG Launches DLT Supply Chain Tool in Australia, China and Japan

News Big Four audit firm KPMG has officially launched a blockchain-based track and trace platform in Australia, China and Japan. Dubbed KPMG Origins, the tool is designed to increase transparency and traceability of processes in multiple industries such as agriculture, manufacturing and financial ..

UPS and Agritech Firm Use Blockchain to Verify Beef Shipment From US to Japan

News American logistics giant UPS has successfully delivered a blockchain-verified beef shipment from the United States to Japan. The company partnered with agritech firm HerdX to incorporate its packaging technology into a blockchain network to trace the journey of beef from Kansas to Japan, the ..

Ant Financial Partners with Monsanto Owner on Agricultural Blockchain

News Alipay operator Ant Financial has partnered with pharmaceutical giant Bayer Crop Science, Monsanto’s owner, to develop a blockchain solution for the food and crop industry. Letter of intentEnterprise blockchain news outlet Ledger Insights reported on the partnership on Sept. 26, also noting t..

Medici-Backed Blockchain Firm Wants to Unite the Coffee Industry of Honduras

News Agricultural startup GrainChain backed by Medici Ventures, the blockchain venture arm of online retail giant Overstock, plans to unite the coffee industry of Honduras by delivering its blockchain platform to a network of local stakeholders. The firm has signed several agreements with the aim ..

Brazilian State Launches Blockchain Platform for Government Contract Bids

News In Brazil, the state of Bahia has launched a blockchain application to track the process of public bidding on government contracts, according to a report by Cointelegraph Brazil on July 12. The blockchain-based solution, called Online Bid Solution (SOL) was reportedly developed by Cayenne Tec..

Brazilian Coffee Farming Cooperative to Issue a Coffee-Backed Token

News Brazilian coffee farming cooperative Minasul plans to issue a coffee-backed token, Bloomberg reported on July 11. According to Bloomberg, Minasul’s president Jose Marcos Magalhaes declared at the Global Coffee Forum in Campinas that Minasul intends to launch the token this month. Farmers will..

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