Penang to be first to use blockchain technology to track producers better


  • Nation
  • Friday, 01 Mar 2019

(BRIEF CAPTION): State Domestic and International Trade Committee chairman Datuk Abdul Halim Hussain giving his press conference while Agriculture deputy minister Sim Tze Tzin together with him during Global Blockchained Halal Industry Forum 2019 at Spice Convention Centre./Picby:CHAN BOON KAI/The Star/1 March 2019.

GEORGE TOWN: Penang will soon use blockchain technology to track producers, says Deputy Agriculture and Agro-based Industries Minister Sim Tze Tzin.

He said by harnessing the technology, consumers and the authorities would be able to track the origins of the producers from their laboratories and farms as well as their delivery to factories, suppliers and users.

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