Carrefour wants to track 20% of its products on the blockchain by 2020

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Carrefour is betting big on distributed ledger tech. The french supermarket behemoth wants to track 20 percent of all of its in-house products on the blockchain by the end of 2019.

The retailer already uses the technology to track 20 out of its 300 Carrefour-branded products across the supply chain, but it plans to add about 40 more goods to the list over the coming months, Carrefour blockchain program director Emmanuel Delerm told Hard Fork.

The company’s blockchain pilots are currently running in six countries, including France, Italy, Spain, and China. Carrefour customers can access detailed information about the origin of the product they’re buying by simply scanning a QR code on the packaging.

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