Bofrost Italia – a company specializing in the door-to-door sale and distribution of frozen foods to consumers – has selected EY (Earnst and Young) to offer a blockchain answer based on the EY OpsChain platform. The purpose is to implement the EY OpsChain traceability software to hint its merchandise in each step of the availability chain, beginning with two of its finest-sellers: fillets of Northern cod and artichoke heart wedges.
The technology permits prospects to make use of their smartphones to scan the QR code on the packaging or enter the code physically which, in flip, takes them to Bofrost Italia’s web page that particulars the merchandise’ story, type their origin although the varied steps, from their source by way of the diverse stages of the availability chain, till they arrive on the prospects’ table.
The EY – OpsChain platform consists of a set of devices and methods for designing and redistribute enterprise solutions – on a private or public blockchain, in addition to a collection of enterprise purposes particular to enterprise areas resembling provide chain and procurement, traceability, contract management, asset management, general monetary management, and tax.
The EY OpsChain traceability software in Bofrost Italia’s blockchain will assist Bofrost Italia’s prospects to hint merchandise at each stage of their journey, from harvest to level of sale. As of July 2019, Bofrost Italia will allow opportunities to make use of phones to scan a QR code on the package to see the product’s history. Clients will have the ability to comply with the historical past of a single bundle of frozen fish, from the second it’s caught – together with the title, fishing method, and location of the fishing vessel to its storage and packaging, temperature and information on quality controls and certifications.
For vegetables such because the frozen artichokes, prospects can see particulars such because of the provider, cultivation area, and storage temperature. For each gadget, info on the merchandise’ laboratory tests can be out there, together with quick recipes.