NewsBite Podcast (April 13-17): Cargill, Agrocorp, Rabobank collaborate for faster commodity trading, demand for milk drops significantly
While the ongoing pandemic spurs a cataclysm of supply chain challenges, the global crisis is also pushing businesses toward previously unexplored digital solutions. Key agri-food suppliers Cargill and Agrocorp have teamed up with Rabobank to pilot blockchain for faster cross-continental commodity trading in five days, initially focusing on wheat. Other COVID-19 updates include how the EU dairy sector is slipping into a deepening crisis. As the demand for milk and milk ingredients has significantly dropped, produced milk volumes can no longer be absorbed, warn the European Milk Board.
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