Walmart uses blockchain technology to trace Indian shrimp
A saline water pond to cultivate Pacific white shrimp (Photos: courtesi Vikas Choudhary/FIS)
Blockchain pilot program links suppliers in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh with Walmart’s Sam’s Club locations in the U.S. in an industry-first end-to-end shrimp traceability project.
Walmart Inc. announced that it is piloting blockchain technology for end-to-end traceability of shrimp sourced in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh and shipped to select Sam’s Club locations in the U.S.
The pilot project is the first known use of blockchain to track shrimp exports from the farmer in India to an overs...