On October 28, in Barcelona was held the Blockchain day as a traceability and anti-fraud instrument in the agri-food sector, within the framework of the Barcelona Blockchain Week and the Qualify project.

The Conference, organized by the Department of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Food, in collaboration with the Department of Digital Policies and Public Administration, addressed agrifood companies with the objective of being a space for learning and debate on the application of blockchain technology in the food field, and in particular, as an instrument for the control of food traceability and the fight against food fraud. In total, more than 100 participants attended, mainly representatives of food companies, technology companies and the administration responsible for official controls.

Mr. Carmel Mòdol, General Director of Food, Quality and Agrifood Industries of DARP, closed the day, highlighting that the application of Blockchain technology in the field of traceability and the fight against food fraud shares objectives with the Interreg Europe QUALIFY project, led by the Generalitat, to improve the competitiveness of agri-food SMEs.