July 16, 2020 IBM to trace Colombian coffee supply chain via blockchain.

The technology company, IBM has partnered with the food manufacturing company J. M. Smucker Company, to track the supply chain of Colombian coffee through its blockchain platform, IBM Blockchain Transparent Supply that is powered by Hyperledger Fabric. Theoretically, the program will allow consumers to donate directly to the farmers of the coffee they have purchased with the goal of creating an “equitable circular economy” according to Paul Chang, IBM’s Global Blockchain Industry Leader.