The popular Mexican fast food chain Chipotle now accepts cryptocurrency payments through digital payment provider Flexa at all over 2,950 US-based restaurants.
Flexa announced a partnership with Chipotle on June 1st. Accept all 98 cryptocurrencies Flexa currently supports including Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH) And 7 US dollar pegs Stablecoin Includes USD coins (USDC). However, the Chipotle website does not contain any information about the announcement.
Bitcoin, but ** Burrito **
— Flexa (@FlexaHQ) June 1, 2022
Fast food giants are the latest Flexa partners to join other large companies, including: Cinema Operator Legal Theater Bancoa grícola, the largest financial institution in El Salvador, is Flexa Enables both retail and merchant Bitcoin transactions For bank customers.
Chipotle has briefly experimented with cryptocurrencies in the past. In April 2021, he claimed to be the first US restaurant brand to offer $ 100,000 worth of Bitcoin and free brito to celebrate National Brito Day, as well as a cryptocurrency gift.
For the so-called “chip currency” gift, Chipotle has partnered with former Ripple CTO Stefan Thomas to create a game that guesses the code that a player could earn a burrito or up to $ 25,000 worth of Bitcoin.
The game is a parody of Thomas’ experience Lose over 7,000 BTC Because I forgot the password for his crypto wallet, which is worth over $ 208 million today.
Other fast food names are cryptocurrencies Metaverse An application for their brand. Burger King partnered with trading platform Robin Hood in November 2021 Get a free Dogecoin ((((Doge) BTC and ETH with the purchase of meals.
McDonald’s, Poke fun with Crypto TwitterMultiple submissions February trademark application Includes Metaverse’s “Virtual Restaurant with Real and Virtual Products” and “Operating a Virtual Restaurant with Home Delivery” plans.
When Adoption of cryptography in the United States Merchants, who remain at a high level despite market turmoil, have expressed a desire to implement payment solutions to capture growing interest.
Crypto.com Global survey of merchants When released in February, only 4% already accepted cryptocurrency payments, but nearly 60% of merchants responded with an interest in accepting cryptocurrency payments by the end of next year. ..
Despite the high enthusiasm of the overall merchants, only about 25% of the hospitality industry respondents were enthusiastic about adopting cryptocurrencies.