My older son, a journalist, and I have spirited conversations over whether technology can solve our planet’s most vexing societal and business problems. After two decades of seeing miraculous changes in Silicon Valley, I advocate that technology can improve everything from reducing world hunger and poverty to boosting business productivity and performance. My son, however, says, “No, it’s people who can change things for the better by working more collaboratively.”
As blockchain continues to push for mass adoption, the food and beverage industry is shaping up to be one of the most inclusive destinations for the technology: Just over the past few months, a variety of players — including juggernauts like Nestlé, Carrefour and Starbucks — have reported on their latest blockchain-powered initiatives within the field.
BeefChain, a Wyoming-based blockchain company, has now been certified by the United States Department of Agriculture’s Process Verified Program. Software created by BeefChain is now sanctioned by the USDA and provides the highest level of assurance for cattle buyers globally that their Wyoming beef is premium.
BeefChain, a company meshing the world of blockchain with the beef supply chain, received certification from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) as a Process Verified Program, confirmed by the certificate BeefChain provided to me, shown below. BeefChain is the first blockchain company to receive such USDA certification.
Tyler Lindholm, Program Manager for Beefchain (a Wyoming-based company that provides cattle producers with blockchain technology that provides immutable proof of source, age, and health of individual cattle), announced today that the company has received certification from the United States Department of Agriculture’s Process