Apps that provide product details, farmers selling directly to online consumers and smart chopsticks to check contamination are some of the tools
Tue, Mar 03, 2015 - 5:50 AM
A employee of fruit producer Joyvio explains how to use a smartphone to trace the origin of fruit. Scanning a code will provide details of the fruit's journey from the farm. It also details soil and water tests.
THE smartphone tells the story of a kiwi fruit in China.
With a quick scan of a code, shoppers can look up the fruit's complete thousand-mile journey from a vine in a lush valley along the upper Yangtze River to a bin in a Beijing supermarket. The smartphone feature,...