How Blockchain Technology is Changing the Food Industry

Rita Batalha
6 min readFeb 24, 2023

Bringing blockchain into the table

Last month, I shared a story on my LinkedIn about Crypto Kitchenthe first restaurant in Rio de Janeiro that incorporates blockchain technology by accepting crypto payments, promoting educational information about crypto and allowing customers to purchase NFT art from Brazilian artists.

Blockchain is a promising technology with multi-dimensional benefits and a powerful catalyst for change in the food industry. From improving supply chain tracking and streamlining payments and contracts to creating engagement opportunities with customers and tracking operations.

Photo: myself and the owner of Crypto Kitchen, Rafa Costa E Silva.

In this article, I will provide an introduction to blockchain technology, share industry case studies and explore implications and considerations for food businesses looking to adopt this technology.

What is Blockchain?

Blockchain is a database system or digital ledger that records data and tracks assets in a way that allows multiple individuals to confidently share access to the same data in real time. An asset can be tangible (a house, car, cash, land) or intangible (intellectual property, patents, copyrights, branding).

Virtually anything of value can be tracked and traded on a blockchain network while mitigating…



Rita Batalha

Technology and Innovation geek. Excited about all new things in the world 🌎