Food safety, traceability and sustainability blog

FoodLogiQ Labs Meets to Explore Advanced Tech, RFID in the Food Supply Chain


The series of interactive research and development sessions unites FoodLogiQ leaders with partners and customers to test evolving technologies. FoodLogiQ Labs works to leverage these technologies to solve problems and create new possibilities within the food supply chain.

FoodLogiQ customers, partners and affiliated industry-leading organizations recently gathered in Durham, NC for another session of FoodLogiQ Labs. FoodLogiQ launched the innovation lab with these key partners in 2018 to help current and future FoodLogiQ customers capitalize on emerging technologies that meet the growing needs of the food industry. In doing so, FoodLogiQ Labs aims to better equip customers with tools and strategies for enhanced, innovative supply chain management.

FoodLogiQ Takes Main Stage at IFMA’s Chain Operators EXchange


Hundreds of food executives convened in New Orleans this week for IFMA’s Chain Operators EXchange (COEX), the industry’s only conference “created by operators, for operators.” With an agenda packed with content built by a committee of foodservice operator executives, the event showcased pertinent issues operators are facing today.

FoodLogiQ was featured on the main stage this year at COEX along with GS1 US and Ripe.io to discuss the current state of blockchain in foodservice. The session provided an overview of blockchain, addressed several of the common misperceptions about the evolving technology, as well as helped to better differentiate between blockchain and one of the potential use cases for blockchain - traceability.

Smithfield Foods Joins FoodLogiQ Blockchain Consortium Alongside Food Industry Leaders to Explore Transformational Technology

“We’re very pleased that Smithfield has chosen to partner with us on this exciting blockchain initiative,” says Jamie Duke, FoodLogiQ CEO. “The perspective they bring to the table is invaluable.”

FoodLogiQ, the leading SaaS provider of traceability, food safety and supply chain transparency solutions, today announced that Smithfield Foods has joined FoodLogiQ’s Food Industry Blockchain Consortium.  Smithfield, a global food company that is also the world’s largest hog producer and pork processor, together with a host of other food industry leaders including Tyson Foods, AgBiome Innovations, Subway®/Independent Purchasing Cooperative, and Testo, will explore blockchain technology and how it can be beneficial to their respective businesses.

FoodLogiQ Co-Founder Andy Kennedy to Share Blockchain Insight at NC Biotech’s Ag Tech Professional Forum

Kennedy and other tech experts to discuss “Blockchain: The Digital Future of Ag Product Traceability”

On Wednesday, November 14, the North Carolina Biotechnology Center will host its quarterly Ag Tech Professional Forum, attracting leaders from our region interested in learning and sharing what’s happening in North Carolina’s ag tech industry. The series, which is held at the Center’s headquarters in Durham, NC, facilitates discussion about North Carolina’s diverse agricultural resources while also providing networking and eng
agement opportunities.

FoodLogiQ, Subway®/IPC, and GS1 US Join Forces to Present on Blockchain at National Restaurant Association’s (NRA) Restaurant Innovation Summit in Dallas


The National Restaurant Association’s (NRA) Restaurant Innovation Summit is underway in Dallas, TX, where FoodLogiQ’s Chief Marketing & Strategy Officer Katy Jones and Chief Technology Officer Charles Irizarry will take the stage today at 10 am, alongside Lucelena Angarita, Director of Supply Chain Traceability at Subway®/Independent Purchasing Cooperative, and Kevin Otto, Senior Director, Industry Engagement-Foodservice at GS1 US.  The foursome will present “Blockchain in the Kitchen,” sharing a comprehensive explanation of blockchain technology, focusing on the transparency blockchain offers, and sharing opportunities for restaurant operators to put it to work in their own supply chains.

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