Albertsons Is Putting Lettuce on the Blockchain

It's the latest retailer to join IBM’s Food Trust to track products

The retailer will start with romaine lettuce from one distribution center. Getty Images

Like Walmart before it, grocer Albertsons is putting its lettuce on the blockchain by joining IBM’s Food Trust network and piloting the technology to trace romaine lettuce from a single distribution center.

@lisalacy Lisa Lacy is a senior writer at Adweek, where she focuses on retail and the growing reach of Amazon.