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North American company joins a consortium of technology and service providers within the global food supply chain industry
TORONTO, November 08, 2021--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TruTrace Technologies (CSE: TTT; OTCQB: TTTSF), developer of a fully-integrated blockchain platform for the legal cannabis, food, and pharmaceutical industries, is proud to announce that it has recently joined APAC (Asia Pacific) Provenance, which is an industry alliance that helps exporters digitally enable and scientifically prove the provenance, traceability and authenticity of their products.
APAC Provenance combines technology and research with established industry solutions, suppliers, and standards, to deliver practical solutions that strengthen the integrity of export supply chains. Members include industry leaders such as Fresh Supply Co, Source Certain International, Matthews Australasia, Opal Packaging, Escavox and Laava; as well as blockchain leader VeChain and many specialized marketing and packaging service providers.
"Over the past several years we have seen a change in the way that we engage with products and how interconnected we are throughout the world," stated Robert Galarza, CEO of TruTrace. "To tackle the challenges of the complex global supply chain we must take a collaborative and cooperative approach and we are honoured to join such a remarkable group of companies and are excited to bring our value to the overall mission of APAC Provenance."
As supply chains continue to be stressed throughout the world, particularly within international exports, there has been a push for collaboration and innovation to mitigate these challenges. The alliance aims to directly meet these needs, as well as the ever-changing habits of customers who are demanding greater access to healthy, nutritious, and high-quality food and beverages. By combining the resources of all members, the alliance aims to bring together best in class technologies and services to support a blockchain-enabled and consumer verifiable supply chain. With transparency and provenance being a cornerstone of the alliance, there is significant value to high quality producers and manufacturers who want to engage directly with customers and share a genuine and engaging story about their products.
APAC Provenance Co-Founder and Laava ID Joint-CEO Gavin Ger said, "On behalf of APAC Provenance, I’m thrilled to see TruTrace join the alliance. Our fellow members and customers in the region are always striving to improve their track and trace and supply chain automation capabilities. TruTrace delivers these capabilities, as well as an incredible depth of capability in product assurance and lab/test report management, plus traceability of strains and cultivars – to create a truly end-to-end solution for APAC Provenance clients. We look forward to exploring joint opportunities together for the benefit of industry and consumers."
About TruTrace Technologies
TruTrace Technologies is the developer of fully integrated software, secured on a blockchain infrastructure, that gives clients’ the ability to store, manage, share and immediately access quality assurance and testing details, COAs, as well as motion and movement intelligence on inventory. The platform was specifically designed to power the traceability of testing standards within the legal cannabis, nutraceutical, food and pharmaceutical space with a focus on the authentication of source materials or ingredients used in formulation. For more information, please visit www.trutrace.co.
About APAC Provenance
Asia Pacific Provenance is an industry alliance which helps exporters digitally enable and scientifically prove the provenance, traceability and authenticity of their products, and tell the stories behind their brands. By combining the best capabilities of a range of key technologies, products and services, APAC Provenance offers exporters an integrated, yet modular suite of technology capabilities across the traceability, provenance, brand protection, marketing and packaging ecosystem.
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