DirectFood.store Selected for $1M Co-Investment from the Digital Technology Supercluster to Secure the Food Supply Chain
Led by Wisebox Solutions, the project connects farmers directly with consumers, restaurants and charities
Abbotsford, British Columbia–(Newsfile Corp. – September 10, 2020) – Wisebox Solutions is pleased to announce that it has been selected for a CAD 1M co-investment from the Digital Technology Supercluster COVID-19 Program, which will secure the food supply chain through the launch of the DirectFood.store online marketplace. The investment will help the Fraser Valley-based technology company create a one-stop shop for consumers to source fresh food directly from local producers, all without warehousing, processing facilities, stores or other distributors.
Led by Wisebox Solutions, the project brings together i-Open Technologies, Novex Delivery Solutions, Nutriva Group and Berryhill Growers farms, and two restaurants, Eat Fresh Pizza and Mission City Pizza, as part of the consortium and early adopter group. Wisebox has identified 26 new regions within North America, is in discussion with several US state ministries of Agriculture