Kazakhstan launches mobile app to identify illicit alcohol products

The Kazakhstan government has launched a new smartphone app, called e-Sapa, to help prevent illicit alcohol distribution. The KazAlcoTabak industry association estimates that almost half of all alcohol products sold in Kazakhstan are illicit. Consumers will be able use the app to scan a product’s barcode and will then receive details about the manufacturer along with a confirmation about whether the product is legal.

Source: https://www.securingindustry.com/food-and-beverage/kazakhstan-launches-mobile-app-to-fight-illicit-alcohol/s104/a11936/#.XwwzNyhKiUk