Could Blockchain Have Solved the Mystery of the Romaine Lettuce E. Coli Outbreak?

May 27, 2018

Driscoll's berries was among the first companies to join Walmart's blockchain pilot, along with Nestle, Danone, Unilever and others.Based in Watsonville, Calif., Driscoll's grows berries in nearly two dozen countries, making it by far the biggest berry supplier worldwide. Almost immediately, Driscoll's saw a lot more than food safety in blockchain. A fully built-out ledger could one day get berries to shelves faster, figure out what varieties last longest, trim waste and even pay suppliers more quickly, the company believes.