DURHAM, N.C. – Tyson Foods announced on Aug. 23 its partnership with FoodLogiQ to help connect its supply chain management.

FoodLogiQ Connect’s states its Manage + Monitor product uses global supply chain visibility, streamlines supplier management and issues tracking and reporting. The Tyson Ventures team recently provided B round funding to FoodLogiQ and was part of the company’s blockchain pilot.

“Tyson Foods and FoodLogiQ are aligned in our commitment to food quality, safety and transparency,” said Dr. Scott Stillwell, senior vice president of food safety and quality assurance for Tyson Foods. “We’re both innovators within the food industry, always staying in front of emerging food and technology trends, and both believe in providing superior products to our customers.”

In the announcement, FoodLogiQ said Tyson will be “…using the system to centralize supplier documentation to meet Tyson’s corporate quality standards and to facilitate new product evaluations; track and report on quality issues across their supply chain and address those issues with suppliers directly to drive product quality; and leverage data-driven reporting to help make informed decisions about food quality issues, supplier performance and expiring documents.”

“The name Tyson Foods is synonymous with excellence, and we are proud to add their company to our growing list of customers answering the call for greater transparency from their consumers,” said Katy Jones, executive vice president of sales and marketing of FoodLogiQ.

Other companies such as Chipotle Mexican Grill, CKE Restaurants, Five Guys Burgers and Fries, Subway, Hain-Celestial and Whole Foods Market and Buffalo Wild Wings are customers of FoodLogiQ.