Gartner report: 20% of top food retailers are expected to apply blockchain technology by 2025

In the latest report, Gartner predicts that by 2025, 20% of the world's top food retailers will use blockchains for food safety and traceability, making their production, quality and freshness visible. Joanne Joliet, senior research director at Gartner, said: "The blockchain can help retailers deliver confidence to customers, build and maintain trust and loyalty. As food retailers are asked to achieve higher levels of transparency and traceability, they will lead the district. The development of the blockchain, but we expect it (blockchain technology) to be extended to all retail areas."