Why the IoT is so Important for Food Suppliers

MOLLY AUSTIN | March 14, 2019

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Well, there is a good chance you have already eaten food that benefited from the Internet of Things (IoT). The IoT has generated a lot of buzz in the tech world, but it’s only recently started to gain traction in the food and beverage industry. If you’re unfamiliar with this clunky term, the IoT is a network of internet-connected devices that can communicate and exchange data. In your personal life, it’s your smart TV, your fitness tracker, your smartphone, your computer, etc. In the food industry, it takes the form of GPS devices or smart sensors that can monitor food quality.

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