Hanoi city implements QR code tracing service for fresh fruits and veggies

QR code tracing fruit

The pilot program will roll out to help customers trace the origins of the produce they’re buying. Hanoi has announced details regarding a new pilot QR code tracing program meant to help improve consumer health. The service will make it possible for quick response codes to track the origins of agricultural products. The details have only just been released for the program that will be rolling out as a pilot this year. The Hanoi People’s Committee released a plan for the QR code tracing program which begins in the city…

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QR codes take center stage on new fruit labels

qr codes watermelon fruit

Itaueira Farms has now unveiled its new labeling and its larger fruit will include quick response codes. Itaueira Farms, a Brazilian melon grower, has now unveiled a brand new label to add to its premium large fruits, including melons, and this new version includes QR codes that will make it easier for consumers to be able to learn about the history of the specific produce they’re purchasing and to obtain some helpful tips. The quick response codes can be scanned with a smartphone to trace the fruit back to its…

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QR codes used in pilot program for melon tracking

qr codes watermelon fruit

A new trial by the Pudong Agriculture Association will start labeling produce with the barcodes. The Pudong Agriculture Association in China has just revealed that it will be starting a pilot program in which it will be labeling a specific type of watermelons that are grown locally, using QR codes. The program is slated to begin in May as a part of a larger pilot geared toward improving food safety. The intention will be to use QR codes on labels for 300,000 watermelons that are grown in the area. They…

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QR codes are becoming more common on fruits and vegetables

QR codes potatoes vegetables

Produce suppliers are beginning to use quick response codes to label their products. According to supermarket expert and founder of SupermarketGuru.com, Phil Lempert, produce suppliers who do not use QR codes are missing a considerable opportunity to communicate with consumers in terms of nutritional data, recipes, contests and promotions, and other areas that could engage shoppers and encourage them to buy. These barcodes have made their way into mainstream packaging for processed foods. This has allowed consumers to use their smartphones in order to allow them to use the internet…

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QR codes popular on Southern Tasmanian fruit farm

QR code fruit farm

Visitors to the grower’s location can use their smartphones to spot the ripest and sweetest produce. Sorell Fruit Farm, located in Southern Tasmania, has added a unique new mobile twist to its farm tourism through the use of QR codes that are located among all of the rows. Each row of fruit boasts a quick response barcode that can be scanned by visitors with smartphones. The idea came from the farm’s Bob Hardy. It allows visitors with a scanner application on their smartphones to scan the QR codes to obtain…

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QR codes allow shoppers to trace the history of their bananas

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Consumers can scan Turbana products to track the produce back to the farms. Turbana has announced that it will be using QR codes in order to provide consumers with more information regarding the way in which their bananas are grown, produced, and handled. These barcodes will be used on the produce the company will sell in North America. The idea is that Turbana will be able to bring these shoppers “back to the farm” simply by giving them QR codes to scan with their smartphones. According to a release that…

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