Food Logistics Hosts March 8th Webinar with Zest Labs on Blockchain, IoT and Improving the Fresh Food Supply Chain
New competitors, tighter margins, sustainability, shrink reduction and food safety concerns are among the key issues facing grocers, distributors, manufacturers and growers this year.
SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Zest Labs, an AgTech company modernizing the post-harvest fresh food supply chain, today announced that it will be featured on a webinar with Food Logistics magazine to educate grocers, growers, food producers and manufacturing companies on how they can utilize new technologies such as blockchain and the Internet of Things (IoT) to tackle industry obstacles and improve their fresh food supply chain. Zest Labs is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ecoark Holdings, Inc. (OTCQX: ZEST), to be renamed Zest Technologies, Inc.
New competitors, tighter margins, sustainability, shrink reduction and food safety concerns are among the key issues facing grocers, distributors, manufacturers and growers this year. To combat these challenges, technologies such as blockchain, IoT-based sensors, artificial intelligence and machine learning can be powerful tools and solutions to the problems affecting the food supply chain. Grocers, food growers and manufacturing companies need to learn to separate hype from reality and determine how these technologies can have a positive impact on ensuring food safety and quality, and improve operational efficiencies and profitability.
Webinar attendees will learn how:
Blockchain, coupled with IoT sensors, can improve freshness, quality and safety in the fresh food supply chain
To significantly improve their fresh product margins by reducing waste by 50 percent or more
Achieving true transparency across the supply chain benefits you and your customers
Peter Mehring, CEO, Zest Labs
Lara Sowinski, editorial director, Food Logistics
"Blockchain, IoT and Improving the Food Supply Chain"
Thursday, March 8, 2018 at 1:00 pm ET/10 am PT
About Zest Labs
Zest Labs is an AgTech company modernizing the post-harvest fresh food supply chain to improve food safety and reduce food waste by 50% or more. Our flagship solution, Zest Fresh, provides autonomous, field-to-shelf visibility for proactive decision making to improve delivered freshness and reduce shrink. Integrated blockchain technology provides true transparency for food safety, product freshness and traceability. Zest Fresh improves profitability and increases customer satisfaction and brand loyalty while promoting sustainability.