Church’s Chicken in Venezuela Accepts Crypto Payments as Restaurant Adoption Continues


One of the famous intentional fast food franchises, Church’s Chicken, which has been known for its hand-battered fried chicken has gone ahead to partner with the Dash Venezuela. With this move, the company will be considered as the very first franchise that has been able to accept the use of the crypto-coin through its various locations that are based in Venezuela.

The strategic alliance that has been made between the Church’s Chicken and Dash Venezuela will be able to see about 13 establishments accepting payments being made through the private centric crypto coin; this is according to the latest press release. It took several days of rigorous training for the employees so that they could get a better understanding of the crypto coin.

Church’s Chicken Is Among The Largest Fast Food Chains

The Church’s Chicken has been considering to be among the largest fast-food chain that is around the globe, at the moment it has about 1,700 restaurants that have been spread through 25 countries. According to the press release, the company representatives are looking for ways that they could promote the use of cryptocurrency.

The company is planning on developing various promotions that will encourage the use of Dash in different establishments, which has already been added to about 2,200 establishments that are within Venezuela. These are the establishments that have been incorporated with this easy and fast mode of making transactions.

The Director General of the Church’s Chicken in Venezuela, Orlando Nayas, states that he has been working hard with the crypto advocacy group in ensuring the staff members of the franchise have all been adequately trained on how to accept payments made with the coin. He went on to state that the move they have gotten into goes to show that the company fully trusts Dash and it will be the growth agent in the new financial world that is slowly growing.

Bradley Zastrow, who is the business development and global director of the Dash Core also stated that the community did a fantastic job in encouraging the growth of the crypto coins in the Venezuela market, and with the integration taking place with the Church’s Chicken, makes it an exciting move for them.

The Venezuela KFC Has Denied Any Reports That It Accepts Dash Coins

This announcement has just come after the CEO of KFC in Venezuela, Antonio Sampayo, went on to reveal that they will not be accepting the Dash coin as a mode of payment any time soon. He was directly denying the claims that had been stated by some of the Dash coin proponents that the franchise would soon be accepting it.

Sampayo was speaking at a Spanish news outlet, and he revealed that they are still discussing testing the use of crypto has a mode of payment in the franchise, but there is nothing that has yet been finalized on the issue. He also added that the publications being made of them getting into a potential partnership had not yet been finalized.

It led the Dash Merchant that is based in Venezuela, which is the company that has been promoting the adoption of the crypto coins in the market, went ahead to tweet a public apology to the KFC Venezuela franchise. As per the tweet, the company admitted that it was a premature move and it only reflected the optimism they have instead of the actual state they have reached in discussions with KFC Venezuela. Both companies still have talks ongoing, thus there is nothing that has been concluded.

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