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Glasschain offers IBM Food Trust Integration solution

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PRESS RELEASE October 2019 Soquel, CA — Glassbit, a Watsonville/Salinas-area company delivering innovative solutions for fresh produce growers and shippers, today announced the general release of the Glasschain IBM Food Trust Integration application.

This cloud-hosted CaaS solution offers a low cost and low hassle option to meet customer compliance mandates to participate in the IBM Food TrustTM.

“This is absolutely the easiest way to comply with buyer mandates,” said Pete Townsend, Glassbit COO. “Modifying your ERP system to update the IBM blockchain is usually expensive and time consuming. We are offering a better alternative with a subscription model that is low cost and free of ongoing master data management.”

GlasschainTM has been in production at Ocean Mist Farms BB #:111742 since mid-July successfully updating the Food TrustTM blockchain for Walmart shipments without error or intervention.

A lightweight ERP adapter sits behind the firewall and securely connects to the Glasschain CoreTM hosted on Microsoft’s AzureTM cloud platform.

Glasschain Food Trust IntegrationTM features include:
• Set-it-and-forget-it operation with automatic shipment monitoring and blockchain posting
• Fast compliance in under 3 weeks including testing and data quality validations
• Dashboard view with shipment drilldown, error monitoring and alerting
• Granular control of which data is shared with trading partners
• Subscription pricing model and pay only for months with Food TrustTM postings
• Visibility into customer distribution center and retail store receiving events

GlasschainTM Food Trust Integration is built on top of Glasschain HubTM, a cloud tool that can be leveraged to integrate the mission-critical applications residing outside ERP. Integrate food safety, quality assurance and field data collection applications to combine event-stream data into actionable operational dashboards and alerts.

About Glassbit
Glassbit, LLC was formed to deliver standard and custom solutions for grower/shipper operational improvements. The founders bring decades of experience and success creating game-changing applications for fresh produce. For more information please visit or email us at

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