Building apps from API data
IBM Food Trust™ provides APIs for registered and authenticated third-party applications to submit data requests. For building applications, APIs provide simplicity of integration, a low barrier to entry, and rapid deployment using industry standards. Only the applications that are authorized by the owner of the data can successfully extract that data.
When to choose this method
Choose the APIs method of building applications when your top priority is speed and ease of deployment.
IBM Food Trust APIs can be called by any authorized user to extract data related to product trace, product insights and facility documents. The following IBM Food Trust APIs are currently available to support application development:
- Trace API (product trace)
- Insights API (product supply chain, cold chain and freshness)
- Documents API (documents library)
- Connector API (upload data)
IBM Food Trust APIs are currently available to all IBM Food Trust organizations.