“According to the World Food Program (via KPMG), 821 million people — nearly 1 in 9 on the planet — go to bed on an empty stomach. At the same time, the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization reports that around 14% of the world’s food is lost before reaching the retail level — this can happen in on-farm activities, storage and transportation.
So, on one hand we have nearly a billion people who are hungry, and on the other we have mountains of perfectly decent food that gets ruined or discarded. And in the middle of these two poles, we have a simple, easily accessed technology that innovators can use to build a bridge between them. That technology is blockchain…”